Joan Price

Meet Senior Sex Author Joan Price

Joan Price calls herself an advocate for ageless sexuality. She has been called other things by the media: "senior sexpert," "the beautiful face of senior sex," "wrinkly sex kitten," and—her favorite—“the woman leading a sex revolution for seniors.” She has been writing and speaking about senior sex since 2005.

Joan Price books include:

Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex

Seal Press) is a candid, straight-talking book addressing senior sexuality in all its colors: the challenges, the disappointments, and the surprises, as well as the delights and the love stories. Naked at Our Age gives real-life people, age fifty to ninety, a voice to tell stories of their past and present sex lives, ask questions, and get straightforward advice and information from 45 top experts. Naked at Our Age won Outstanding Self-Help Book 2012 from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and 2012 Book Award from the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT). The audiobook was an Audie finalist.

The Ultimate Guide to Sex After 50

"Sex changes with aging, but for every problem, there is a solution," says Joan Price in her new book, The Ultimate Guide to Sex After 50 (Cleis Press). This definitive guide to sex and aging has it all: medical challenges, loss of libido, loss of intimacy, dating, elusive orgasms, erectile dysfunction, vaginal pain, self-pleasuring, sex toys, kink, and more. The Ultimate Guide to Sex After Fifty delivers solid, practical information in a friendly, accessible style to help all genders and orientations, partnered or unpartnered, enjoy their sexuality for the rest of their lives.

Sex After Grief: Navigating Your Sexuality after Losing Your Beloved

(Mango Publishing). Sex is complicated at the best of times—but when we’re overcome by grief, it’s especially mysterious and confusing. How do we nurture ourselves as sexual beings when we’re grieving the death of a partner? How do we know when it’s time to open ourselves to the sexual phase of a new relationship? And how do we do it? In Sex After Grief, Joan Price combines her own raw grief journey and sexual reawakening with excerpts from many grievers' personal stories in a self-help guide to becoming sexual again after your beloved has died.

 Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty

Better Than I Ever Expected: Straight Talk about Sex After Sixty (Seal Press) is a spicy, upbeat, candid, woman-to-woman exploration of our experiences and attitudes about sexuality. Better Than I Ever Expected combines memoir with candid comments and tales from lively, earthy women who aren't afraid to tell, along with helpful tips from experts for staying sexy through the decades.

Ageless Erotica

Ageless Erotica (Seal Press, Feb. 2013), is a stimulating celebration of the many pleasures of "well-seasoned" sex. In this anthology, age is accepted, celebrated, and sensually enjoyed. Some selections are tender and loving, while others are edgy and kinky. Characters may be having spicy sex with partners they have loved for decades; or with new loves, old loves reunited, or forbidden partners; or solo with fantasies. Ageless Erotica has it all, portraying older-age sexuality as healthy, lusty, and glorious.