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Here's what's been happening at Fox Run in Novi.

Fox Run residents embrace technology to enhance retirement

Sep 27, 2019

Community offers opportunities for seniors to learn and apply digital tools to support active lifestyle

Novi, Mich. – Technology use among seniors continues to increase, and research shows that the group is now more digitally connected than ever before. In fact, according to a recent report from Pew Research , a record number of adults age 65 and over now own smartphones, and about two-thirds go online, with 75 percent of those going online on a daily basis. A full 67 percent of older adults now use the internet, which represents a...

Fox Run Celebrates Groundbreaking for New Continuing Care Building

Sep 17, 2019

Novi’s premier continuing care retirement community expands options for senior health care

Novi, Mich. – September 17, 2019 – Fox Run , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , launched the construction of a new 89-unit assisted living building yesterday. At a groundbreaking ceremony on the community’s picturesque 108-acre campus in Novi, more than 200 residents, staff and guests gathered to celebrate the expansion of Rose Court, Fox Run’s continuing care neighborhood, which has been recognized with the highest five-star quality rating by...

Finding financial security at Fox Run

Jun 25, 2019

Residents enjoy vibrant retirement living at incredible value

Novi, Mich. – Financial security is one of the cornerstones of a fulfilling retirement. A Gallup poll taken in 2018 noted that 78 percent of retirees report that they have enough money to live comfortably. A TD AmeriTrade survey of 2,002 adults taken in 2018 noted that 81 percent see their retirement years as a time to pursue new goals. And 76 percent see themselves using those years to pursue passions they previously neglected like spending time with friends and family, traveling abroad or taking up a new hobby....

Fox Run Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Ascot Clubhouse

May 29, 2019

Residents and staff gather for ribbon-cutting ceremony

Fox Run , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently held a grand re-opening celebration for its Ascot Clubhouse, marking the completion of a three-phase repositioning plan.

Nearly 200 residents and staff attended the exciting event, which featured a ribbon-cutting ceremony, commentary from community leadership , refreshments and entertainment. Pat Smith, President of Fox Run’s Resident Advisory Committee, did the honors of cutting the ribbon, officially welcoming the community to the new...

Fox Run Names Barbara Jablonski Leader of the Year

Mar 19, 2019

Director of Resident Life recognized for contributions to Novi retirement community

Novi, Mich., – Fox Run , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , has named Director of Resident Life Barbara Jablonski its Leader of the Year. Earlier this month, she was honored along with 19 other leaders, one from each of Erickson Living’s communities across the country, at the company’s Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

The Leader of the Year recognition is given to a director who continually demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and inspires, motivates and empowers his...

Fox Run Executive Chef Brings Experience and Passion to the Kitchen

Mar 11, 2019

Residents enjoy uniquely personalized dining experiences at Novi retirement community

Novi, Mich. – Executive Chef Michael Bootz began his career at Fox Run more than 15 years ago. At age 19, he was working in the kitchen of a local restaurant when a friend who worked at Fox Run suggested Bootz check out the continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living .

Starting out as a prep cook, Bootz quickly worked his way up to lead cook at Fox Run. From there, he took advantage of Erickson Living’s tuition assistance...

Fox Run Hosts 1st Annual Pinewood Derby

Mar 8, 2019

More than 60 miniature cars participate in inaugural race at Novi retirement community

Novi, Mich. – Fox Run , a continuing care retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living , recently hosted its inaugural Pinewood Derby race.

Inspired by the classic Cub Scouts racing event for unpowered, unmanned miniature cars, a group of residents from Fox Run’s Hobby Shop led by Ollie Marcotte, Bill Gayde and Craig Rockafellow, with support from the Community Resources team, spent more than a year preparing for race day, building the track, recruiting racers and marketing the event....

Fox Run: A Perfect Fit for Mother and Daughter

Jan 15, 2019

Before moving to Fox Run nearly 15 years ago, Nancy Ryan lived in a house in Gaylord, Michigan. After her husband passed away, her family encouraged her to consider a maintenance-free retirement community like Fox Run.

“The children and I decided I should not stay in a big house by myself because I couldn’t take care of it,” Nancy says. “In the end, it was a good decision.”

Nancy admits that moving to a new place took some getting used to. But now she says Fox Run definitely feels like home, particularly because of the people who live...

Fox Run Promotes Kristen Yaquinto to Personal Moving Consultant

Jan 14, 2019

Fox Run is pleased to announce the promotion of Kristen Yaquinto to Personal Moving Consultant. With a growing number of residents looking to take advantage of the active, engaged retirement lifestyle that Fox Run offers, the community looks to leverage Kristen’s expertise to help provide these residents with a seamless transition.

As Personal Moving Consultant, Kristen will assist future Fox Run residents with all aspects of the moving and selling process through the Erickson Realty and Moving Services (ERMS) program. She will travel to individual homes to assess future residents’ specific needs and help customize a plan...

Fox Run Residents Contribute $221,000 to Hourly Staff for Job Well Done

Dec 11, 2018

The holiday season just got a little brighter for 558 hourly employees at Fox Run , an Erickson Living retirement community.

Whether preparing a meal in one of the four on-site restaurants, serving as clinical staff, or maintaining the scenic 108-acre campus, hourly employees work hard to enhance the vibrant retirement lifestyle of Fox Run residents all year long. Now, their service and dedication are being recognized through the community’s Staff Appreciation Fund.

In 2018, more than $221,000 was raised from resident contributions. 558 eligible hourly employees received distributions from the fund, less...