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Fox Run in the News

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

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...

Fox Run Home Health Care Team Named as a Top Agency in the 2018 ABILITY HomeCare Elite

Nov 8, 2018

Fox Run , an Erickson Living retirement community, today announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2018 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 13 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.

The ranking is developed by ABILITY ® Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare. It is sponsored by DecisionHealth, publisher of Home Health Line...

Fox Run Launches My Erickson App to Enhance Community Connections

Oct 29, 2018

Earlier this month, Fox Run launched My Erickson, a digital app for residents. Since its launch on October 1, 2018, nearly 50 percent of Fox Run residents have activated the app.

“It has been really rewarding to see such a tremendous response from our residents,” said Ashley Martin, Associate Executive Director at Fox Run . “As Fox Run continues to grow, we want to be able to maintain that small-town feel that we have enjoyed for 15 years. The My Erickson app is an important tool to help do that, by providing another unique opportunity for members of...

Hot housing market motivates Michigan couple to leave winter worries behind

Sep 26, 2018

The turning point for Calvin and Elizabeth Morgan came on what Calvin quite accurately described as “cold Michigan winter morning in December” in Waterford with eight inches of fresh snow on the ground.

“I went out and spent two, maybe two-and-a-half hours, with the snow-blower,” the retired General Motors toolmaker said. “When I came in, I told my wife, ‘I’ve had enough.’”

By that, Calvin meant that he was convinced it was time to leave their quad-level family house for a home that required a lot less upkeep.

Elizabeth was already eager for something more comfortable, a...

Fox Run Setting the Standard in Senior Housing with Opening of Edison Place

Aug 6, 2018

Novi, Mich. Senior Living Community Adds 10th New Residence Building

NOVI, MI. (August 6, 2018) – With great excitement, Edison Place, the newest independent living building opened last week at Fox Run , a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living .

“We are thrilled to welcome Fox Run’s newest residents to Edison Place,” said Allison Murphy, Director of Sales at Fox Run. “The response to this building, which pays homage to The Boston-Edison Historic District, has been incredible. With such a hot local housing market, apartment...

Fox Run Celebrates 15 Years of Friendships and Fun

Jul 6, 2018

NOVI, Mich. – This month, Fox Run celebrates its fifteenth anniversary as one of Michigan’s premier senior living communities. To mark the occasion, the Erickson Living community came together on Thursday, June 28 for an outdoor party under the big tent on Fox Run’s picturesque campus. Residents and staff enjoyed a Motown theme that paid homage to cherished Michigan traditions.

National Coney Island restaurant, a Detroit fixture, was on-site and served up 1,300 hot dogs. The menu also featured other hometown favorites including made-in-Michigan Better Made potato chips and for dessert, root beer floats made with Detroit’s own Faygo...

Fox Run's Amy Brennan is an Everyday Hero

Mar 5, 2018

NOVI, MI – Amy Brennan searched for a career opportunity where her interest in healthcare would be best aligned with her desire to help improve quality of life for others. She found it at Fox Run, one of 19 communities managed by Erickson Living.

“I have gained an immense amount of personal and professional knowledge because of the residents I serve,” said Brennan, who holds a B.S. Degree in Healthcare Administration from South University. “The lessons and...

Group Exercise at Fox Run Reaps Benefits on All Levels

Mar 2, 2018

NOVI, MI – The benefits of group exercise are clearly understood by the staff at Fox Run’s on-site fitness center, where people who live at the community can choose from among 15 different group classes.

Offerings range from circuit training to tai chi to Jazzercise. There are also low-impact classes like Posture Clinic, Integrated Yoga, and Mindfulness Meditation.

The fitness center also features a heated indoor pool, where residents can enjoy...