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About Dave Price

Dave Price is a retired journalist and educator now establishing a freelance writing/speaking/consulting practice in Atlanta, Georgia. He's specializing in four subjects - issues on aging, grandparenting, the Baby Boom generation, and classic rock music. In between writing articles, touring around with his wife of 4 decades, playing with his grandkids, dining on great regional food, and napping, he's working on a nonfiction book about the Baby Boomers and their relationship with music today. Please visit Dave's author page at https://writeonwithdaveprice.com and follow his classic rock news posts on Facebook and Twitter.
Latest Posts | By Dave Price
Stayin’ Alive: How Music May Influence Your Medical Treatment
2 months ago

Stayin’ Alive: How Music May Influence Your Medical Treatment

When John Travolta first came strutting down a New York Street 40 years ago in the opening scene of Saturday Night Fever, the film that helped lunch the international disco craze, you can be sure his movements started a lot of female hearts pounding rapidly. Read More

How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better
3 months ago

How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better

By  •  Lifestyle

If you know the nursery rhyme story of Jack Sprat and his wife, then you have an idea of the relationship my wife of 44 years, Judy, and I have. If you’re not familiar with the child’s poem, here is the first stanza: Read More

4 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safe for Your Grandkids
4 months ago

4 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Home Safe for Your Grandkids

By  •  Family

In retrospect, it was some of our scariest minutes as parents of a then three-year-old.

The experience began innocently enough when my wife Judy, our son Michael, and I visited my mother’s house on a warm spring day in 1976. Read More

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers
5 months ago

Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are a Big Hit with Baby Boomers

By  •  Travel

If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! Read More

Living Where You Love vs. Living Near the Grandkids in Retirement
6 months ago

Living Where You Love vs. Living Near the Grandkids in Retirement

By  •  Family

Recently, Judy, my wife of 44 years, and I experienced a difficult family situation probably best captured by a rephrasing of the oft-repeated lines from the popular song by the British band The Clash – Should we stay or should we go? Read More

Gifts for Grandkids: How to Turn Christmas Gift No-No-Nos into Hearty Ho-Ho-Hos
8 months ago

Gifts for Grandkids: How to Turn Christmas Gift No-No-Nos into Hearty Ho-Ho-Hos

By  •  Family

With less than a week left until Christmas, family members all over the world are making silent, solemn, last-minute promises to be nice and not naughty this season when they gather together to celebrate the holidays. Read More

Exploring the Powerful Benefits of Acupuncture for Seniors
9 months ago

Exploring the Powerful Benefits of Acupuncture for Seniors

If my wife had never scolded me on that Sunday, I probably never would have gone to my first acupuncture session. And if it weren’t for acupuncture, I’m certain I wouldn’t feel as good as I do today. Read More

Should You Hang Up Your Jeans at 53? The Jean Jeanie says “No Way!”
9 months ago

Should You Hang Up Your Jeans at 53? The Jean Jeanie says “No Way!”

It’s a good thing I’m not a dedicated follower of fashion advice or I would probably be feeling really badly about wasting $40 last week. Read More

Am I the Only One Still Using Bar Soap? I Guess I’m Finally Getting Old!
10 months ago

Am I the Only One Still Using Bar Soap? I Guess I’m Finally Getting Old!

By  •  Mindset

They told me one day I would feel old, but I just refused to believe them.

Age 30. Then 40, 50, 60, now 64. Nope, not old. Grey hair. White hair. Thinning hair. Definitely more hair in my ears and my nose than on the growing bald spot on the back of my head. Still didn’t feel old. Besides, that’s what small scissors are for. Read More

For Baby Boomers, the Stairways to Heaven Are Changing
10 months ago

For Baby Boomers, the Stairways to Heaven Are Changing

By  •  Mindset

When it comes to funerals, many Baby Boomers are literally thinking outside the box.

Of course, that really shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. Those born between 1946 and 1964 have been constantly reinventing most life stages as they have been passing through them. So why should death be any different? Read More