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Fox Run in the News

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

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.”


Michigan’s Fox Run Retirement Community Connects with Xfinity Communities

Jul 24, 2017

Retirement communities aim to offer seniors a vibrant living environment – one that is highly sought after by many individuals entering a new stage of their lives. As reports, these active communities promote prolonged independence while providing a strong set of amenities to help support that lifestyle. Fox Run Retirement Community, an Erickson Living property in Novi, Michigan, is one of these premiere communities in demand for its beautiful location, abundant amenities and integrated healthcare and wellness.

The 108-acre campus has more than 1,230 residents who participate in numerous activities and clubs, shop a bustling...

Margo Gerber Makes Easy Move From Northville to Fox Run

Jul 5, 2017

NOVI, MI (July 5, 2017) -- Last winter, Margo Gerber decided she wanted to sell her Northville condo and move to Fox Run in Novi. By early spring, she had pared down decades’ worth of belongings, packed up and settled into a two-bedroom, one-bath, apartment home at Fox Run.

“My friends said, ‘You only started talking about this in February and you moved in April; how can that be?’” Margo says.


Fox Run Writers Share Their Paassion, Perspective

Jun 7, 2017

NOVI, MI (June 7, 2017) -- Arnetta Whitehouse has loved writing ever since she was a little girl. When she was just seven years old, her aunt predicted that Arnetta would become an author.

Arnetta took a lot of writing and advanced English courses in high school and college, and though she went into elementary education, she says, “I never lost my love of writing. Writing is what I turn to when I need to clear my head.”