Santa and elf visit Frost Manor Christmas morning as part of annual tradition

Ed Lynch and Connie Abrams have been bringing smiles to residents on Christmas Day for several years

For several years, Ed Lynch and Connie Abrams have had a Christmas-morning tradition of bringing fun and laughter to Frost Manor residents, and this year was no exception.

Every Christmas morning, Ed will dress up as Santa Claus. Connie will dress as an elf. The two will visit with the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents and have their photos taken along the way.

Ed is the maintenance manager at Springdale Country Manor and Pleasant Meadow Manor, but he started his career with OMNI Health Care at Frost Manor.

He says that while he and Connie, Frost Manor’s administrator, enjoy the tradition, it’s the residents they’re aiming to please.

“They get even more out of it than we do,” he tells The OMNIway. “The residents always have a big smile on their faces. A lot of the residents are big kids at heart when they see Santa. … It’s something we have been doing for a few years now.”

Life enrichment aide Lyndsay Irwin reached out to The OMNIway to share the photos that were taken during Ed and Connie’s visit (see photo collage above).

“You can see from the pictures that it was a big hit,” she says.

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