New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Saturdays 11AM-12PM

New Beginnings focuses on Baby Boomers and those who care for them. You’ll find that Boomer needs are not all that different from everyone else's. The difference is that there are 78 million Baby Boomers in America! Host Freddie Bell and key partner Joe McKenzie, the principle of Ripple Connects, visit with guests with insights on housing, finance, fitness, employment, and entertainment.

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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 for more information and order…

More Words to the Wise

AARP MN State Director Cathy McCleer joins Freddie Bell this week. Freddie shared events that have taken place this week. There’s a special segment from Unity South Twin Cities and Words to the Wise. Order information for Freddie’s new book, Words to the Wise, is found at

Pandemic is Not Over

Dr. Michael Osterholm, Epidemiologist joins us this week. He says while Covid numbers are dropping, the pandemic is not over. Special guest, Cathy McCleer, State Director for AARP MN is a guest, and we hear from Unity South Twin Cities. They continue a topic outlining what Unity is all about.

JazzFest Updates

New Beginnings features exciting updates about JazzFest supported by AARP MN. Joe McKenzie is with us this week, as is Liebel Sternbach. This week’s program also features a special message from Unity South Twin Cities.

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…

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

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, and

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…

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…


Freddie Bell’s New Book, Words to the Wise is available at, and 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.