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

Erickson Advantage Offered to Fox Run Residents Receives 5 Star Rating

Oct 25, 2016

NOVI, MI (October 25, 2016) -- Erickson Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to residents of Fox Run retirement community, has for the second year in a row received a rating of 5 out of 5 Stars for the Medicare 5 Star Rating.

Erickson Advantage is 1 of only 14 Medicare Advantage (MA-PD) plans out of 364 plans across the country to receive a 5 Star rating.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) uses Star Ratings...

New Fox Run TV Show Takes Residents "Off the Beaten Path"

Oct 17, 2016

NOVI, MI (October 17, 2016) – A new Fox Run closed-circuit TV show is taking the retirement community’s residents “off the beaten path,” so-to-speak, in and around the City of Novi, Michigan.

“Tom & Geri’s Travels” is produced by Channel 813 and is co-hosted by resident Geri Angel, a former trainer in early childhood education, and Tom Hollinshead, a community resources coordinator in the Resident Life Department. Their quirky on-air chemistry and their knack for finding unusual human interest stories are what drive...

More Than 200 Residents and Staff Participate in Fox Run's Month-Long Walking Challenge

Oct 6, 2016

NOVI, MI ( October 6, 2016) -- More than 200 residents and staff participated in Fox Run retirement community’s month-long Walking Challenge, an annual fitness event that is a building and departmental competition based as a percentage of current resident occupancy or employment rates.

This year’s theme, “The Golden Age of Hollywood,” featured a course lined with stars from the “Walk of Fame” with familiar names of past Hollywood legends. There were Academy Award-esque Oscar statues flagging each of the stations with streamers...

Fox Run's Sonia and Stewart Aron Met Through an Online Dating Service

Sep 19, 2016

NOVI, MI (September 19, 2016) – The love story of Fox Run retirement community residents Sonia and Stewart Aron began with an email exchange. The couple met through an online dating site in the late 1990s, at a time when online dating was just starting to become popular.

After thoroughly screening Stewart, Sonia agreed to meet him. They hit it off and tied the knot after a year of dating, and have now been married for 16 years.

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Fox Run Residents Learn About Muslim Culture

Sep 19, 2016

NOVI, MI ( September 19, 2016) – Fox Run’s Unity in the Community Committee this month learned more about the Muslim culture by visiting the Muslim Unity Center of Bloomfield Hills, sampling food at Ishtar Iraqi market, sponsoring an “Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World” exhibit, and lunching at Ayla Mediterranean restaurant.

The 18-member committee’s activities were open to all residents and staff. It decided to explore Muslim culture after speaking with several Muslim employees and being fascinated the family stories they...

New ‘Signature Dining’ Comes to Fox Run

Sep 1, 2016

NOVI, MI (September 1, 23016) -- Fox Run retirement community’s on-site restaurants, which this past summer underwent a major overhaul, have rolled out ‘ Signature Dining, ’ a new Erickson Living-wide program that features fresh, made-to-order menu offerings.

Signature Dining is the result of collaborative efforts between community members and dining services staff. Focus groups were held to determine which entrées residents most enjoy.

Sales Manager Kristen Yaquinto says under the...

New $26 Million Residence Building Opens at Fox Run

Aug 15, 2016

NOVI, MI (August 9, 2016) – Twin Pines, a new $26 million residence building at Fox Run retirement community, opens next week two months ahead of schedule and already 75 percent reserved.

Twin Pines has 116 apartments that are a mix of bright and airy one - and two-bedroom homes, including two never-before-seen floor plans.

It is named in honor of Twin Pines Dairy, an old Detroit creamery known to deliver milk and juice right...

Magical Wonder of Walled Lake Amusement Park and Casino to be Recaptured at Fox Run

Aug 2, 2016

NOVI, MI (August 1, 2016) – Michigan State Representative Kathy Crawford (R – 38th), who is Chairman of the Novi Historical Commission as well as a life-long resident of Novi, will recapture the magical wonder of The Walled Lake Amusement Park and Casino on Monday August 22 when she gives a perspective of the park’s heyday to Fox Run retirement community residents. Her presentation will be held from 1:30 – 3 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

She will bring artifacts found on...

Former Podiatrist Explores Broadcasting at Fox Run

Jul 27, 2016

NOVI, MI (July 27, 2016) -- Fred Bernstein, a former podiatrist, is exploring his long-standing interest in broadcasting by hosting ”Let’s Go Clubbing,” a new show that airs on Fox Run retirement community’s closed circuit TV station. He profiles Fox Run’s dozens of resident-run clubs and committees on his show.

Bernstein, who minored in radio in college, started volunteering in Fox Run’s TV studio about a year ago, shortly after he and his wife Sandra moved from Farmington Hills into the community. He...

Fox Run Residents and Staff Celebrate Their Ethnic Heritage

Jul 5, 2016

NOVI, MI (July 5, 2016) – Fox Run residents and staff – who represent more than 18 nations -- celebrated their ethnic heritage this past week during a “Coming to America” fest. The event featured speakers, informative displays and cuisine that highlighted religious and cultural diversity at the retirement community. The event was jointly sponsored by the resident Unity in the Community group and the staff Erickson Values Team.

A table display of each nation had a placard with a map and photo....