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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Words to the Wise

In addition to our weekly news roundup, Freddie Bell shares this week’s Words to the Wise. Joe McKenzie drops by to show us how to articulate our transferable skills to prospective employers. We also have information on the Omicron variant and financial updates from Leibel Sternbach.

Omicron and Incentives for Children

Minnesota Governor, Tim Walz, talks with Freddie Bell about Omicron and incentives for children. Joe McKenzie shares details about career transitions and examples at our fingertips. Jay Haapala, Associate State Director for AARP MN, says upcoming Community Challenge Grants are here again!

Meaningful Career Growth

On New Beginnings, Freddie Bell and Joe McKenzie share how to have meaningful career growth this year.

New Omicron Discoveries

pidemiologist, Dr. Michael Osterholm tells Freddie Bell the landscape is rapidly changing with the Omicron Variant. He shares what we have learned in just a few weeks. Joe McKenzie details how to have meaningful career growth for 2022 in the first of a two-part series.

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.…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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,…