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

Fox Run Residents Study Beethoven, Brahms and Appalachian Bluegrass

Jan 3, 2017

NOVI, MI (January 3, 2017) -- Among the dozens of interesting resident-run clubs at Fox Run, one of the most popular is the Music Study group. George Smith and Dan Braude started the club in 2011. The group of like-minded music lovers gets together once a month to explore a different composer, genre, or musical trend.

The members of the group range from talented musicians, including a former concert pianist, to people who don’t play a note but simply enjoy music.


Fox Run Launches its Facebook Page

Dec 19, 2016

NOVI, MI (December 19, 2016) – Fox Run retirement community has launched its Facebook page:

The Fox Run Facebook page is a communications tool to show progress about the community’s site work and construction, provide news about key milestones and post information about upcoming events and activities. It is also an interactive venue for sharing human interest stories about residents and staff.

"Our residents and staff, who...

Fox Run's Allen Zondlak Visits All 3,142 Counties and Alll 59 National Parks in United States

Dec 5, 2016

NOVI, MI (December 5, 2016) -- Many people make it a priority to travel more frequently when they retire. But few people can say they have covered the territory that Fox Run retirement community resident Allen Zondlak has. He has been to all 3,142 counties in the United States and all 59 of the nation’s national parks.

Allen says the idea to challenge himself to visit every county in the country first came to him in college. He had a geography professor at...

A 'Concierge Approach' Supports Moves to Fox Run

Nov 21, 2016

NOVI, MI (November 21, 2016) -- Kristine Kluge has worked for Erickson Living, manager and developer of Fox Run, for more than two decades in a variety of jobs. She this year took on a new role: Personal Moving Consultant at Fox Run where she is now a concierge of sorts.

“I was up for a new challenge professionally and have seen how personal moving consultants have helped so many people make smooth transitions to their new life at Fox Run," she says. "I wanted to be a part...

Fox Run Residenst Jump on Adult Coloring Bandwagon

Nov 2, 2016

NOVI, MI (November 2, 2016) – Fox Run retirement community residents have officially jumped on the adult coloring bandwagon. With the assistance of Community Resources Manager Peggy Mather, they have formed a coloring club. Mather came up with the idea along with her mother, Nancy Ryan, who lives at Fox Run, and has always enjoyed coloring.

“We started to see that it was getting very popular in the stores and in articles in magazines,” Mather says. “We put up an interest flyer to...

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.


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...