Dr. Michael Osterholm – CDC concerns

Dr. Michael Osterholm, American epidemiologist, Regents Professor, and Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research, discusses COVID, The Pox, and the resurgence of Polio in America with Freddie Bell. Joe McKenzie, founder of Ripple Connects joins us with details on how to prepare for your upcoming job search. He focuses on the steps you…

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Mayor Frey’s Covid Response

inneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey outlines the city’s response to new CDC Covid guidelines. Career expert Joe McKenzie and I discuss living your life with positive expectations. Kitty Harris, property manager of Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, outlines help for those seeking legal assistance. New Beginnings also continues a lesson from Unity South Twin Cities.…

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Keeping Safe

pidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm joins us. He says Covid doesn’t appear to be going away and talks about the steps he takes to keep safe. AARP MN State Director Cathy McCleer is with us and she talks about being fit. Ripple Connects Founder, Joe McKenzie and I discuss a silent job search and the critical…

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Crossroads in Your Career

White House Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci says unvaccinated Americans could be in serious trouble in the coming months. Joe McKenzie and I discuss steps for when you have reached a crossroads in your career, and wonder what the rest of it looks like. State Director AARP MN, Cathy McCleer shares voter information. To…

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President Biden’s COVID Diagnosis

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Chief Medical Advisor to the President, is Freddie Bell’s guest. He talks about President Biden’s  COVID diagnosis. He also adds insight into statements regarding Dr. Fauci’s possible retirement.  Freddie also features his Words to the Wise. You can find his new book at Freddiebell.com

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The Latest Covid Variant

Epidemiologist, Michael Osterholm joins Freddie Bell. He talks about he high transmissibility of the latest Covid variant. AARP MN State Director, Cathy McCleer discusses details about the Social Security Offset. Kitty Harris, Property Manager of the McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares special event details at the center.

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The Latest Frauds and Scams

The State Director for AARP MN, Cathy McCleer joins Freddie Bell this week. AARP’s Jay Haapala talks with Chantel SinGS about the latest frauds and scams. Liebel Sternbach discusses retirement options and Unity South Twin Cities continues a lesson. Now is a great time to order Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise. It’s…

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Let There Be Light

Career Expert Joe McKenzie joins the show this week to share how to take the long-term perspective when career setbacks happen. Finance guru Liebel Sternbach tells why people invest in the stock market. Kitty Harris, Property Manager for the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center provides details about an upcoming singing event. The Rev. James…

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Dr. Olsterholm’s Prediction About the Pandemic

As we go into summer, Dr. Micael Osterholm joins New Beginnings and shares a prediction about the pandemic. Officials from Odom Health are on the show this week. They are collaborative partners with The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center. Freddie Bell welcomes Unity South Twin Cities and Liebel Sternbach. Visit www.freddibell.com for more information and order…

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Summer Job Search

Joe McKenzie invites you to “Burst Into Your Summer Job Search.” We have finance information from Liebel Sternbach. Kitty Harris of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details about an event with the Rock and Roll group “Alive and Kickin.” Freddie Bell also shares this week’s Word to the Wise. Freddie’s Book is…

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A Visit from Dr. Michael Osterholm

Epidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm is on the show today.  Kitty Harris of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details of an upcoming event. Freddie Bell shares Words to the Wise and Joe McKenzie shares career strategies for graduating seniors. For more information about Words to the Wise, visit freddiebell.com

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Staying Vigilant Against Covid-19

Epidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm says we must remain vigilant in the fight against Covid 19. Liebel Sternbach talks about finance and Joe McKenzie talks with Freddie Bell on recognizing opportunities as they reference the book, Words to the Wise. The book is available on amazon.com, BN.com and Freddiebell.com

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Success at Any Age

Odom Health officials stop by this week. They are one of the collaborative partners with the Cora McCovey Health and Wellness Center. Joe McKenzie tells us how we can have success at any age. AARP MN has details on the recently passed Hero Pay bill at the Minnesota Legislature. Freddie Bell shares this week’s Words…

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The Latest Scams

Freddie Bell presents this week’s Words to the Wise, career expert, Joe McKenzie joins the show as does Liebel Sternbach with a view on finance. We learn about the services of Odom Rehabilitation and Jay Haapala of AARP MN brings us up to date on the latest scams. Order Freddie Bell’s Words to the Wise…

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Perseverance

Freddie Bell’s New Book, Words to the Wise is available at barnesandnoble.com, and Freddiebell.com. Freddie visits with Joe McKenzie about Perseverance. Financial Expert, Liebel Sternbach stops by. We also hear from Cassie Crandall on lifestyle and the Rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister, Unity South Twin Cities.

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50 over 50 Nominations

In addition to Freddie Bell’s Words to the Wise, we’ll listen to Dr. Nathan Chomilo on a Medicare report he helped author; Kate Schaefers of AARP MN stops by to talk about this year’s 50 over 50 Nominations and the Rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister, Unity South Twin Cities delivers a holiday message. To order…

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Easter Weekend

On this Easter Weekend, James Stacey the Senior Minister of Unity South Twin Cities shares thoughts about this observance. Liebel Sternbach is with us sharing details on retirement planning. Joe McKenzie of Ripple Connects brings forward ideas on controlling what we can with regard to your career. Jay Haapla, of AARP MN stops by and…

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Social Security Benefits

Freddie Bell discusses Social Security Benefits with Rhonda Whitenak for the Social Security Office. A Minneapolis Public School official stops to share career information as Joe McKenzie talks about the challenges of changing careers. Freddie shares this week’s Words to the Wise. You can order his new book, Words to the Wise here and at…

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How to Keep Money in Your Pocket

Liebel Sternbach gives us ideas on how to keep more money in our pockets. Freddie Bell shares tech updates and Cassie Crandell follows that up with Lifestyle tips. Joe McKenzie stops in to share how we can energize our career search. Freddie shares today’s Words to the Wise. You can own a copy of Freddie…

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COVID Storm Still Not Over

Epidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm says while the Covid-19 virus is quieting, the storm still isn’t over. Joe McKenzie, shares instructions on detailing your career story. We have Lifestyle updates come from Cassie Crandall and Freddie Bell shares today’s Words to the Wise. His new book is available online at Barnes and Noble, Amazon and Freddiebell.com.

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Top Ten Signs of Heart Disease

Freddie Bell concludes his discussion on the top ten signs of Heart Disease. Elizabeth Ebot, Vaccine Equity Director for the Minnesota Department of Health says it’s important to stay vigilant even though many mask restrictions have been relaxed. Joe McKenzie examines the role relationships have in building a career. A huge food distribution is taking…

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Inflation and Interest Rates

Cathy McCleer, State Director, AARP MN talks about high quality care for front-line workers. Leibel Sternbach stops by to analyze inflation and interest rates. Co-host Joe McKenzie is with us this week too. He shares sage advice on maximizing your career. Freddie Bell gives an update on news events from this past week and Words…

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Omicron Variant in Retreat

The Omicron Variant is in retreat and Elizabeth Ebot, Vaccine Equity Director, Minnesota Department of Health, has details. Joe McKenzie talks about the discerning job seeker and Freddie Bell shares this week’s Words to the Wise from his new book of the same name. Your copy is available at Amazon.com, Freddiebell.com, or BarnesandNoble.com

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Valuing Small Wins

Co- host Joe McKenzie talks about the value of small wins in your career search. Jay Haapala, Associate Director for Community Engagement for AARP Minnesota shares details of Community Grants. Freddie Bell shares a conversation with a photographer who has given up on digital photography. Financial expert Liebel Sternback stops by and Freddie shares this…

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Words to the Wise/Upcoming Vaccine Clinic

Freddie Bell shares encouraging news in the fight against COVID-19 by looking at the state of Vermont. Kitty Harris, Property Manager of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, has details about an upcoming Vaccination Clinic. Co-host Joe McKenzie stops in to talk about what to do if you find yourself at the crossroads of…

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Valentine Scams

Jay Haapala, the Associate State Director for Community Engagement, AARP MN, chats about Valentine scams. Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey health and Wellness Center, talks about a huge Valentine Day event. New Beginnings Co-Host, Joe Mckenzie, shares the challenges of today’s hidden job market. The Minnesota Department of Health’s Vaccine Equity Director, Elizabeth Ebot,…

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This Week’s Words to the Wise

Freddie Bell gets you ready for the Big Football game by talking with one of his favorite Chefs. We also are tracking Coronavirus with Elizabeth Ebot, the Vaccine Outreach Director for the Minnesota Department of Health. Financial Advisor Leibel Sternbach joins us, as does Joe McKenzie who discusses how your transferrable skills, interests, and personal…

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Identifying Meaningful Mentors

On New Beginnings we discuss how to identify meaningful mentoring opportunities that are a good fit to your career. We also chat about finance with Leibel Sternbach. Epidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm joins us and highlights “the Omicron wave isn’t over”. Freddie shares this week’s Words to The Wise from his new book. Words to the…

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Health Disparities and the Omicron Variant

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Senior Advisor to the Commissioner, Minnesota Department Health, outlines the need for flu shots. Dr. Chomilo also talks about health disparities created by the Omicron variant. New Beginnings Co-host Joe McKenzie presents ideas for an effective job search. We also hear from Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center.…

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More on the Omicron Variant

The New Omicron Covid 19 variant is infecting more and more people each week, State of Minnesota’s Vaccine Outreach Coordinator, Elizabeth Ebot, discusses details with Freddie Bell. Co-Host Joe McKenzie and Freddie Bell shares how the gifts of your time and active listening can make a difference in career transition. Special thanks to Unity South…

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Concern for the New Omicron Variant

Dr. Michael Osterholm, Epidemiologist and Special Advisor to President Joe Biden, tells Freddie Bell about his concern for the new Omicron variant. Co-host Joe McKenzie shares information about making meaningful career moves. Special thanks to AARP MN, Unity South Twin Cities, and the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center.

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The New Omicron Variant

The New Omicron Covid 19 variant is top of mind around the world. State of Minnesota’s Vaccine Outreach Coordinator, Elizabeth Ebot, talks about the concerns the new variant presents. New Beginnings Co-host Joe McKenzie imparts ideas on job sharing. Freddie Bell talks with former New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu. President Joe Biden appointed him to…

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Continued Research on Covid

Dr. Michael Osterholm, Epidemiologist and Special Advisor to President Biden, tells Freddie Bell we are still learning about the Virus. New Beginnings Co-host, Joe McKenzie talks about the proactive job search. Special thanks to AARP MN, The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, and Unity South Twin Cities for their contributions.

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The Delta Surge

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Assistant Commissioner/Covid 19 Equity Director shares concerns about the current Delta surge and hope for boosters. New Beginnings Co-host, Joe McKenzie talks about the aspects that set career seekers apart. Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan talks with Freddie Bell about her daughter getting immunized with the Covid Vaccine. Special thanks to AARP MN,…

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Positive Cases of Covid 19

Positive cases of Covid 19 are starting to rise again in Minnesota and across the country. Vaccine Outreach Director, Elizabeth Ebot, who works for the Minnesota Department of Health, says the numbers are the highest the state has seen so far this year. Kitty Harris, Property Manager for the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center…

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Incentives for the Covid Vaccine

Elizabeth Ebot, Vaccine Outreach Director for the Minnesota Department of Health shares details on new incentives to drive people to take the Covid vaccine. AARP MN State Director, Cathy McCleer, talks about the upcoming 50 over 50 Conversations on Aging Well virtual community event. Free registration for the November 16th, 2021 event is at aarp.org/mn.…

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Boosters in Vaccines for Children

Dr. Michael Olsterholm, Epidemiologist, University of Minnesota and Special Advisor to President Biden spoke with Freddie Bell. Olsterholm talked about the effectiveness of boosters and vaccines for children five and older. Co-host Joe McKenzie shares compelling reasons why we should avoid what he calls the Silent Job Search. New Beginnings gives special thanks to ARRP…

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Young Residents and the Vaccine

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Senior Equity Advisor to the Commissioner for the Minnesota Department of Health, talks with Freddie about incentives for young residents to get the Covid vaccine. Joe McKenzie, founder of Ripple Connects, tells us how to prepare for the prime hiring season. Special thanks to AARP MN, Unity South Twin Cities, and The…

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Vaccine Importance

Former FDA Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, who served until 2019, talks with Freddie Bell about vaccine importance. Freddie also visits with the new State Director for AARP MN, Cathy McLeer. Co-Host Joe McKenzie shares how we can add value in our careers. Special thanks to AARP MN, Unity South Twin Cities, and The Cora McCorvey Health…

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Covid 19 Vaccine for Children

Boosters, Vaccine Pills, and Covid 19 vaccine for children dominate the conversation with Freddie and Vaccine Equity Director, Elizabeth Ebot from the Minnesota Department of Health. Kitty Harris, Property Manager of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details of a Mini Health Fair set for next week. Freddie sits down with the new…

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Vaccine Effectiveness on Airlines

A study on Covid-19 Vaccine effectiveness on airlines is released. Freddie Bell discusses the findings. Co-host Joe Mckenzie and Freddie Bell discuss the importance of maintaining a balanced and steady job search. We give a special thanks to AARP Twin MN, The Minnesota Department of Health, the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center and Unity…

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Covid‘s Worldwide Spread

Special Health Advisor, Dr. Michael Osterholm to President Biden joins us today. He talks about Covid’s worldwide spread. Co-host Joe McKenzie examines how to assess who should be on your bench of advocates. We also hear from Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora MCCorvey Health and Wellness Center as she highlights a Breast Cancer Awareness event.…

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Covid Booster Shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci discusses booster shots this week with Freddie Bell. Jay Haapala from AARP Minnesota talks about moving scams. Kitty Harris from the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center gives details about Breast Cancer testing. Joe McKenzie, founder of Ripple Connects talks about discovering your super powers. Special thanks to Unity South Twin Cities.

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Impact of FDA Approved Vaccine

Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith is an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at the Yale School of Medicine, where she is also Associate Dean for Health Equity Research and founding Director of the Equity Research and Innovation Center join New Beginnings. She talks with Freddie Bell about FDA approval of the Covid vaccine. Co-host Joe McKenzie…

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FDA Approval of Pfizer Vaccine

Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House Advisor, shares his views on the FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine. Co-host Joe McKenzie talks with Freddie Bell about how the pandemic is changing job-search strategies. We also acknowledge our partners including AARP Twin Cities, The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center and Unity South Twin Cities.

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Covid and Protecting the Youth

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Medical Director, Vaccine Equity Director, Minnesota Department of Health, shares his concerns in protecting the youngest Minnesotans against Covid. With regard to child, Minneapolis superintendent of schools, Ed Graff talks about masking students this Fall. Joe McKenzie offers tips on how to make career decisions during the pandemic. We also hear from…

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Vax to School

Incentive campaigns like Vax to School are underway in Minnesota. Elizabeth Ebot, Vaccine outreach Director for the Minnesota Department of Health talks with Freddie Bell. Mary Jo George, Associate State Director, AARP Minnesota outlines changes in assisted living licensure. Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details of an upcoming Blood…

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Fighting the Delta Variant

Jan Malcom, Commissioner Minnesota Department of Health, Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan talk mitigation efforts in fighting the Delta variant. AARP Minnesota is announcing local Community Challenge Grants recipients and their work to make their communities more livable. Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details on Moving…

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Vaccine Booster Shots

Dr. Anna Durbin, Epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins Public Health Department in Baltimore, MD responds to questions regarding the possible need for Covid Vaccine Booster shots. Joe McKenzie, co-host for New Beginnings talks with Freddie Bell about striving for small wins during career expansion. The rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister, Unity South Twin Cities continues a…

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The Delta Variant

Dr. Michael Osterholm Epidemiologist and professor, University of Minnesota, and presidential advisor talks with Freddie Bell about the spread of the coronavirus delta variant. Jay Haapala, Associate Director of Community Engagement for AARP Minnesota shares eye-opening updates on the latest scams. The Rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister, Unity South Twin Cities begins a lesson on…

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Vaccine Hesitancy

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Vaccine Equity Director, Minnesota Department of Health , talks with Freddie Bell concerning vaccine hesitancy among some state residents. Joe McKenzie tells how to stand out in the hiring process. Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details about an event involving the Senior Rock Group, Alive and…

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Protection Against Delta Variant

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Vaccine Equity Director for the Minnesota Department of Health says current vaccines offer protection against the Delta variant. Joe McKenzie, co-host on New Beginnings says telling your career story is important in advancing your career. The Rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister at Unity South Twin Cities, continues a lesson on “What is…

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New Vaccine Initiatives

Elizabeth Ebot, Vaccine Equity Director for the Minnesota Department of Health, outlines initiatives designed to help keep people safe from Covid variants. New Beginnings Co-host Joe McKenzie examines how your career can be vibrant even after 50 years old. A previous AARP Andrus Award recipient says nominations are open for this year’s honor. Kitty Harris,…

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Vaccine Programs

Vaccine Director for the Minnesota Department of Health, Elizabeth Ebot talks with us about special programs designed to more people vaccinated. Kitty Harris, property Manager for the Cora MCCorvey Health and Wellness Center share details of a major reopening. AARP Minnesota says nominations are now open for the Andrus Awards. Joe McKenzie, founder of Ripple…

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Vaccines For Youth

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Director of Vaccine Equity for the Minnesota Department of Health talks about vaccines for youth. Jay Haapala, Director of Community Engagement for AARP Minnesota talks about new scams. Co-Host Joe McKenzie discusses coping with the loss of identity in retirement. We give special thanks to Unity South Twin Cities.

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The Scarcity of Good Candidates

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, Director of Vaccine Equity for the Minnesota Department of Health, talks about vaccine in underserved communities. We also hear from AARP on efforts regarding Alzheimers. Kitty Harris, property manager of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares details of the center’s reopening following COVID. Joe Mackenzie, founder of Ripple Connects talks…

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Vaccine Event

A huge vaccine event took place in Minneapolis’ Northside today. It was hosted by by Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison. State Epidemiologist Kris Ehressmann comments about the event. We also learn more about the effectiveness of COVID 19 vaccines. As COVID is on the retreat in Minnesota, The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center is…

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Relationship Roles in Career Choices

Kris Ehressmann, Director of Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology for the Minnesota Department of Health clarifies Mask Mandates and talks with Freddie Bell about the increasing vaccine take rates. New Beginnings Co-Host Joe McKenzie examines the role relationships play in career choices. The Rev. James Stacey, Senior Minister, Unity South Twin Cities begins a four-part lesson…

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Critical Steps in Your Career Path

Elizabeth Ebot Vaccine Director for the Minnesota Department of Health says COVID Vaccines are now open to people as young as 12 years old. Freddie Bell and Joe McKenzie discuss critical steps forward along your career path. We also hear from AARP Minnesota and Unity South Twin Cities. Special thanks to West Metro Hypnosis and…

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New Vaccine Eligibility

Twelve to fifteen year-olds are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Elizabeth Ebot, Vaccine Outreach Director for the Minnesota Department of Health discusses the details with Freddie Bell. To thrive in our economy, New Beginnings co-host, Joe McKenzie tells how to become a discerning job seeker. Thanks to AARP Minnesota for information from Rainbow Health,…

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Vaccine Distribution Methods

State of Minnesota Vaccine Coordinator, Elizabeth Ebot, shares information about unique methods the state is using to get vaccine into the arms of its residents. Jay Haapala, Associate Director for Community Engagement for AARP Minnesota provides help on protecting you from new scams. New Beginnings Co-host Joe McKenize talks about new hiring trends as a…

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Mobile Vaccine Clinics

Elizabeth Ebot The Vaccine Director for Minnesota talks about Mobile Vaccine Clinics and administering the shots to those 16 and over. We learn about an upcoming Mammogram event coming up later this month at the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center and the latest scams from AARP Minnesota. Special thanks to co-host Joe McKenzie, West…

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Reopening of the Economy

How job seekers leverage the reopening of the economy is Joe McKenzie’s focus this weekend on New Beginnings. Freddie Bell and the New Beginnings team also share Covid Vaccination information. Special thanks to The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, AARP Twin Cities, West Metro Hypnosis, The Minnesota Department of Health and Unity South Twin…

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Volunteering as a Career Growth Plan

Elizabeth Ebot, Vaccine Outreach Coordinator, MDH talks about the pause in the Johnson and Johnson vaccine as well as the new Vaccine site at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Epidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm talks about vaccines for younger children. New Beginnings Co-host Joe Mckenzie, says volunteering is an often overlooked career growth plan. We also hear…

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Vaccines and Springtime

As Springtime is upon us, and Epidemiologist Michael Osterholm tells Freddie Bell there could be darker days ahead. Property Manager Kitty Harris from the Cora McCorvey health and Wellness Center talks about the vaccination activity at her property. Joe McKenzie continues a discussion about unearthing the Hidden Job Market.

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Improving Vaccine Access

Dr. Nathan Chomilo, the new Vaccine Equity Director for the State of Minnesota talks with Freddie Bell about improving access for Minnesotans. New Beginnings Co-Host Joe McKenzie shares details concerning the hidden job market. Special thanks to the Cora MCCorvey Health and Wellness Center, AARP MN, and Unity South Twin Cities.

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Relieving Stress During Difficult Times

Elizabeth, Vaccine Outreach Director for Minnesota’s Vaccine Response Team shares the benefits of having received the COVID-19 vaccine. Co-host Joe McKenzie shares tips for relieving stress during difficult times. We also thank our partners from AARP Twin Cities, the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center and Unity South Twin Cities.

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Stand Out As a Job Candidate

Knowing what makes you stand out as a job candidate could be a key to your success. Joe McKenzie explains. The AARP MN supported Twin Cities Jazz Festival continues operating in the pandemic. This week, we learn more about Thursday Night Jazz. Listen for special contributions from Unity South Twin Cities, West Metro Hypnosis, and…

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Career Transition

Rough days are ahead, Dr. Michael Osterholm’s warning, even as new vaccine’s come onto the scene. He is among the nation’s leading epidemiologists. Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center talks about inoculating seniors residing in the city’s public housing facilities. Joe McKenzie of Ripple Connects talks about career transition and preparing…

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Pathways to a Second Career

Freddie Bell talks with Elizabeth Ebot, the Vaccine Outreach Director to Minnesota’s Covid Vaccine Response Team. We learn about the Vaccine Connector. Joe McKenzie of Ripple Connects shares various pathways to a second career. Special thanks to AARP Twin Cities, The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center and Unity South Twin Cities.

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Engaging Your Professional Network

Dr. Anthony Fauci, who has served as the Director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases since 1984, joins Freddie Bell on New Beginnings this week. Co-host Joe McKenize talks about engaging your professional network to enhance your career. It’s the start of tax time and Freddie has some important information. We acknowledge…

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Health Insurance and Health Equity

New Beginnings welcomes Reneka Evans, who is the Lead COVID-19 Health Program Rep., Senior for the LGBTQ community. Reneka is currently working with the Minnesota Department of Health to close the gap between health injustice and health equity. Reneka’s goal is to fight tirelessly against COVID-19. Lynn Bahta is a public health nurse at the…

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Recharge Your Career

Sometimes we need a jump-start in our careers. Freddie Bell and Joe McKenzie share strategies we can use to recharge going into the new year. We also learn about a comprehensive strategy to vaccinate seniors against COVID-19 living in Minneapolis Public Housing Authority facilities. Freddie talks with Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey Health and…

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The Vaccine Rollout

Lynn Bahta is a public health nurse at the Minnesota Department of Health. As a vaccine expert, she is sharing information about a vaccine program launched this week. Shirlynn LaChapelle, of the Minnesota Black Nurses Association, and Yolanda Adams Lee are working together to help Minnesotans manage their health during COVID-19. They talked about their…

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Managing Your Health

Shirlynn LaChapelle, of the Minnesota Black Nurses Association, and Yolanda Adams Lee are working together to help Minnesotans manage their health during COVID 19. They talked about their efforts with Freddie Bell. New Beginnings was also on location at a COVID 19 testing site in St. Paul. There, Freddie Bell learned of new advances in…

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Vaccine Distribution and Safety

Medicaid Medical Director, Dr. Nathan Chomilo, from the Minnesota Department of Health appears this week discussing vaccine distribution and its relative safety. Freddie Bell also discusses Aging in Place and reviews Online Etiquette with Joe McKenzie of Ripple Connects. New Beginnings also acknowledges AARP Twin Cites, The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, West Metro…

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Reducing Holiday Debt

As we kick off the new year, Freddie Bell shares ideas on how to reduce holiday debt. Joe McKenzie, our Career Expert and founder of Ripple Connects, talks about the benefits of job sharing. We also hear from Kitty Harris of the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, West Metro Hypnosis, who helps us to…

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Understanding Mental Health

Anna Lynn is the Mental Health Promotion Coordinator at the MN Department of Health. She works on changing the conversation and understanding about mental health, to help us understand it as more than the absence of illness. She also works to create opportunities for communities to promote mental well-being across a range of domains-from social…

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Your Health and COVID-19

Dr. Sara Vetter is the Assistant Division Director of the Public Health Laboratory for the Minnesota Department of Health. Dr. Vetter talks with Freddie Bell about the importance of getting tested for COVID-19. Carolyn Deters, Executive Director of Gifts for Seniors says social isolation and loneliness are serious health issues and can become more common…

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Curbing The Spread

Michael Osterholm, a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s transition COVID-19 advisory board, said measures are urgently needed to help curb the spread and prevent hospitals from being “overrun.” He told Freddie Bell that Americans help control the spread by “not swapping air.” Nancy Carlson, Minnesota Department of Health suggests strategies in coping with COVID stress.…

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Stress Management

Nancy Carlson with the Minnesota Department of Health talks about stress management as we close out the year. Career expert, Joe McKenzie examines a new Boomer lifestyle. AARP volunteer Bev Bachel, shares details concerning the organization’s 50 Over 50 honorees. Kitty Harris, Property Manager for the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center says the facility…

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COVID-19 Update

New Beginnings sits down with Hennepin County’s Health Director, Susan Palchick for a COVID-19 Update. Kitty Harris, Property Manager, Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center shares an update on a recent Blood Drive. New Beginnings also acknowledges its partners, AARP Twin Cities, West Metro Hypnosis and Unity South Twin Cities.

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Smart Holiday Planning

The Holidays are upon us and with COVID-19 numbers raging across the state, Kris Ehresmann, Director, Minnesota Department of Health Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division, talks with Freddie Bell about smart holiday planning. AARP Twin Cities shares information about Driver Safety Training opportunities and how you might be able to reduce the cost…

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A Safe Holiday Season

On New Beginnings we welcome Kris Ehresmann, Director, Minnesota Department of Health Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Prevention and Control Division. She talks with Freddie Bell about Having a Safe Holiday this season in the face of COVID-19. From AARP Twin Cities we learn about Liveable Communities. Kitty Harris, Property Manager for the Cora McCorey Health and…

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Key Moments in an Interview

This week we feature the Minnesota Department of Health and useful information on COVID-19. We also look at how to protect yourself against frauds and scams. Freddie Bell and Joe McKenzie share key details about key moments in a job interview. Kitty Harris from the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center talks about the new…

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