Resident enjoying a cup of coffee on her outdoor patio
You are here

Fox Run in the News

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

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...

Incoming Fox Run Residents are Keeping Their Lifetime Treasures

Nov 13, 2017

NOVI, MI – When Joan and Larry Horvath moved into Fox Run they had one issue to deal with: the delicate move of their amusement park carousel horse, from their former home in Milford, MI.

They are long-time members of the National Carousel Association and they had a collection of six carousel animals, one of which is their beloved beige horse, circa early 1900s, obtained from a carousel broker. “We just had to move it with us,” said Joan, a former middle school...

Edison Place, a $25 Million Construction Project, is Underway at Fox Run

Nov 13, 2017

NOVI, MI – Construction is underway on a $25 million project that will create Edison Place, a new 96-unit residence building at Fox Run, which is managed by Erickson Living. It is scheduled to open in late summer of next year.

The building pays homage to The Boston-Edison Historic District, an instantly recognizable address in the heart of Detroit, containing more than 900 homes. Most homes were constructed between 1905 and 1925 and range in size from modest two-story vernaculars to impressive mansions....

Pickleball -- Fox Run-Style -- Comes to Novi, MI

Nov 13, 2017

NOVI, MI -- Mike Bandrowski and his wife Audrey recently moved to Erickson Living’s Fox Run from Traverse City, MI, where he was an avid pickleball player. When he relocated to Novi, Mike wanted to continue to play pickleball, which he describes as a mix of tennis, badminton, and Ping-Pong.

“I said, ‘I’m going to have to look for pickleball in the surrounding community or get it started here at Fox Run,” Mike says. “So I started talking to community resources staff members Peggy Mather and Tom Hollinshead, and...

Fox Run Honors its Milestone Employees

Aug 18, 2017

NOVI, MI (August 17, 2017) -- Fox Run, which is managed by Erickson Living, has monthly anniversary breakfasts so every employee can be recognized for their work anniversary each year. In addition, it holds an annual Milestone Dinner with employees who reach 10, 15, 20, and 25 years of service in 2017.

This year's dinner held this week was a great celebration for milestone employees who were treated to an exquisite meal and recognition by their supervisors. Congratulations to the entire milestone awardees listed below (some of whom are...

Seasoned Chef Steven Toomey Takes the Helm at Fox Run's Ascot Restaurant

Jul 27, 2017

NOVI, MI (July 27, 2017) -- Former Benstein Grill Executive Chef and menu developer Steven Toomey has joined the dining team at Fox Run, the Erickson Living community in Novi, as Executive Chef of the Ascot Restaurant.

“After being a cook and chef in the ‘real world’ restaurant scene for years, Fox Run appeared to be a breath of fresh air,” Toomey says. “I enjoy being surrounded by good people, and Fox Run offers that.”