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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
Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?
1 month ago

Could Reading Be the Best Anti-Aging Secret?

By  •  Lifestyle

Remember when teachers told you reading was good for you? They were right. And now reading is even associated with living longer.

Researchers at the Yale University School of Public Health have discovered that book readers have a “significant survival advantage” over those who don’t read books. Read More

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill
2 months ago

You’re Not Over the Hill Until You Start Believing You’re Over the Hill

By  •  Mindset

How old is really old?

Apparently, the answer depends on the age of the person responding to the question. Read More

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

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

By  •  Family

With 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

Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power
1 year ago

Hey Grandparents – Babysitting Boosts Your Brain Power

When my wife and I babysat our two grandchildren this past weekend, we knew we would have fun. But we didn’t know we would be boosting our brain power as well. Read More

How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better
1 year 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

From Ape to Angel – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey
2 years ago

From Ape to Angel – Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey

By  •  News

Even after 50 years of astonished viewing, the meaning of 2001: A Space Odyssey remains open to discussion. Read More

The Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Keeping a Diary
2 years ago

The Physical, Mental and Emotional Benefits of Keeping a Diary

By  •  Lifestyle

As someone who writes for a living, I know well the rewards of having written. But you don’t have to be a professional writer to gain from writing. Read More

Otis Redding: 50 Years Gone, But Still Respected
2 years ago

Otis Redding: 50 Years Gone, But Still Respected

By  •  Lifestyle

1968 was a turbulent year. There were the tragic assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, anti-war demonstrators in the streets, students taking over college campuses and government buildings, cities torched and burning, and an increasingly unpopular war in Vietnam claiming lives daily. Read More

Remembering 1968 – One of the Most Turbulent Years in Boomer History
3 years ago

Remembering 1968 – One of the Most Turbulent Years in Boomer History

By  •  Lifestyle

In America, 1968 was a turbulent year. There were two assassinations, anti-war demonstrators in the street, students taking over college campuses, cities torched and burning, and an increasingly unpopular war in Southeast Asia that was claiming lives daily. Read More

How Developers Are Catering to Baby Boomer Renters
3 years ago

How Developers Are Catering to Baby Boomer Renters

By  •  Family

In 2011, when my wife and I decided to sell our three-story home in New Jersey and move to an apartment just three Metro stops from Washington, D.C., we had no idea we would be becoming part of a growing Baby Boomer trend. Read More