Fox Run's frequently asked questions


Below you'll find the answers to a few of our most common questions. If we missed your question, give us a call at 1-800-678-1315.

  • Q:

    What's a continuing care retirement community?

    A: Fox Run is a continuing care retirement community or CCRC. This means we offer several levels of continuing care on-site, along with traditional independent living.

  • Q:

    Do I need to be a resident of Fox Run to receive continuing care here?

    A: No. You or your loved one can come to our continuing care neighborhood without being a Fox Run resident. This applies to permanent stays such as Assisted Living and Long-Term Care as well as temporary stays such as Short-Term Rehab.

  • Q:

    Is there a difference between independent living and continuing care?

    A: Yes. Independent living means exactly that: you'll continue to enjoy the independent life you're used to in your Fox Run apartment home. As a continuing care retirement community or CCRC, we also offer Assisted Living, Short-Term Rehab and Long-Term Care right on campus. Most Fox Run residents never need these advanced levels of care—but it's comforting to have them available.

  • Q:

    Who decides what type of continuing care I need?

    A: Our full-time doctors, nurse practitioners and social workers will complete an assessment to determine what type of care would most benefit you or your loved one.

  • Q:

    How does the Fox Run medical staff compare to other Greater Detroit area providers?

    A: While many other care centers employ part-time doctors, our medical staff is full-time. Plus, they specialize in senior health care. Our team also includes visiting specialists.

    Erickson Living medical team facts:

    • Our board-certified physicians average 20 years experience working with seniors.
    • Nurse practitioners average 15 years of experience.
    • Nurse clinical specialists in mental health average 23 years of experience.
    • The team also includes physical, speech and occupational therapists, dietitians, social workers and more.
  • Q:

    How much control do I have over my schedule? Do I have to go to bed and wake up at a certain time?

    A: Not at all. Fox Run continuing care residents are free to structure their day however they chose. Additionally, we do not use a disruptive public address system. All communications are private between residents and staff.

  • Q:

    How much does continuing care cost?

    A: All residents of our continuing care neighborhood pay a one-time Refundable Entrance Deposit.* After that, pricing is structured according to the level of care required. Some services, such as rehab, are covered by Medicare. For details, see our pricing page.

  • Q:

    Is Fox Run Medicare-approved?

    A: Yes, we are approved by Medicare.

  • Q:

    Do you accept Medicaid?

    A: Typically, people who require Medicaid have exhausted their funds and will not have the entrance deposit necessary to move here.

  • Q:

    Can I have visitors?

    A: Of course! Visitors are welcome 24-7. There's no need to call ahead. This is your home, and your guests are always free to drop by and see you.

  • Q:

    As a continuing care residents, will I have access to the rest of the Fox Run campus?

    A: Absolutely! Residents can take full advantage of all the amenities and activities on campus, including the swimming pool, restaurants, transportation, day trips, walking paths, clubs, and more.