Frost Manor’s Rick Riel wouldn’t rest until resident could … rest

Frost Manor resident Dean Smith points to his bed, which maintenance manager Rick Riel recently fixed.

Dean Smith praises maintenance manager for persistence in fixing bed issue

LINDSAY, Ont. – When Frost Manor resident Dean Smith had a mechanical issue with his bed, maintenance and environmental services manager Rick Riel was there to help – and wouldn’t leave until the issue was resolved. Read more

Frost Manor residents enjoy a day of ‘horsing around’

Frost Manor resident Jean Gibb is seen here giving a kiss to a horse during a visit to a local farm, as Tanya Smith looks on. Tanya, who works in Frost Manor’s environmental services department, organized the trip to the farm, which is owned by her mother-in-law, Nancy DeGeer.

15 residents take 2nd trip to staff member’s in-laws’ family farm to visit horses and enjoy a day in the country

LINDSAY, Ont. – The day may have started off with pouring rain, but even that didn’t dampen the spirits of the 15 Frost Manor residents and staff members who paid a visit to Tanya Smith’s mother-in-law’s farm near Lindsay on June 13. Read more

Lindsay seniors’ band receives Volunteer Service Award for work with Frost Manor

Garnet Powell (right) is seen here after accepting an Ontario Volunteer Service Award in Lindsay on May 5. Garnet and his band, Tunes from the Past, were nominated for the honour by Frost Manor.

Group member Garnet Powell reflects on performing for LTC home residents

For 15 years, Garnet Powell and other members of Tunes from the Past have been entertaining Frost Manor residents with musical favourites. The group of senior musicians has had such a positive impact on everyone at the Lindsay long-term care home that they have received an Ontario Volunteer Service Award after being nominated by the home. Read more

Lindsay entertainers honoured for 15 years of volunteering at Frost Manor

Pictured above, Ernie and Lynn Cole are seen accepting their Ontario Volunteer Service Awards on May 5. The Coles were recognized for their 15 years of volunteering at Frost Manor.

Knowing they’re making a difference to residents has kept Ernie and Lynn Cole coming back

Ernie and Lynn Cole were honoured for their contributions to Frost Manor on May 5 during an Ontario Volunteer Service Awards presentation at the Lindsay Golf and Country Club. Read more

(VIDEO) Frost Manor honours volunteers with luncheon

Frost Manor hosted a luncheon April 27 in honour of the many people who volunteer their time to enrich the lives of residents at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

VIDEO: Betty Drummond reflects on 33 years of volunteering

Betty Drummond has been volunteering in her community for 33 years. This includes volunteer work with young people as well as senior citizens. She is also a volunteer at Frost Manor. Read more

Lindsay Moose Lodge ensures local LTC residents get annual Easter luncheon

Pictured above, Kevin, the chef at the Lindsay Moose Lodge, is being commended by Frost Manor LEC Vi O’Leary for the top-notch meal he prepared for 50 long-term care residents on April 12.

Value of community engagement pays off for Frost Manor and 3 other homes

Frost Manor life enrichment co-ordinator Vi O’Leary is tipping her hat to the folks at the Lindsay Moose Lodge for organizing a luncheon for residents of four local long-term care homes on fairly short notice. Read more

Co-op student Amanda Shyne says Frost Manor has influenced her career plans

Frost Manor co-op student Amanda Shyne (right) and resident Grace Leslie (left) are seen here spending time together at the Lindsay long-term care home.

‘If there’s any student out there who is looking for a co-op, this is definitely one of the best places’

Amanda Shyne says her co-op placement at Frost Manor has had a positive impact on her career aspirations. Read more

Frost Manor co-op placement guiding student to nursing career

Co-op student Danielle Lalonde (far left) is seen here leading resident programming at Frost Manor.

‘It has been a really good experience,’ says Danielle Lalonde

High-school student Danielle Lalonde has been doing her co-op placement at Frost Manor since February, but it’s not her first taste of working in a long-term care home. Read more

Resident handyman getting things done at Frost Manor

Frost Manor resident Gerald Hefferon and co-op student Nick Grimes are seen here repairing a hand-sanitizer at the Lindsay long-term care home.

Gerald Hefferon has been a big help to the maintenance department

Frost Manor resident Gerald Hefferon used to work as a carpenter and is an all-around handy guy. So when he was looking for work to do around the Lindsay long-term care home, staff members were more than happy to accommodate him. Read more