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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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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.

Covid and Health Inequities

Dr. Maria Hernandez, CEO of Impact 4 Life, chats with Freddie Bell about Covid and health inequities. Joe McKenzie, Ripple Connects, explains how to take the long view in personal growth. Special thanks to Unity South Twin Cities, The Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center, and AARP Minnesota.

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…