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

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....

Fox Run Health Expo Showcases Health and Wellness Programs

Jun 6, 2016

Novi, MI (June 6, 2016) -- Fox Run June 1 held its annual Senior Health and Fitness Expo, a day-long event that showcased the many health and wellness programs available at the retirement community. The Expo was sponsored by the Falls Intervention Team.

Presenters included the Ancillary Health Departments of Fox Run, the Fitness Department, and the Fox Run Medical Center. Other presenters were the Novi Library, the American Diabetes Association, the Wayne State SOAR Program, and the American Heart Association. Dentists, audiologists,...

You Say You Don't Know Fox Run's George Smith? Then Think Again

Jun 6, 2016

NOVI, MI (June 6, 2016) – You say you don’t know Fox Run retirement community resident George Smith? Then think again.

If you drive a car made by General Motors (GM), some of the features in your vehicle are more than likely based on research conducted by George, who worked for the auto company for 40 years as a research physicist. Much of his research focused on liquid crystals, which were eventually used to make instrument display panels in cars.


Fox Run's Doreen Poupard is Recipient of City of Novi's Spirit of Gving Award

May 3, 2016

NOVI, MI (May 3, 2016) – Mayor Bob Gatt has presented the Spirit of Giving Award to Fox Run retirement community’s Doreen Poupard in recognition of her kindness, professionalism, community involvement, and commitment to the City of Novi. The award is given to an individual or business who truly embodies the sense of kindness and giving.

“I would like to personally recognize an individual who goes above and beyond the walls of ‘her community’ for the betterment of ‘our community’ each and every...

Fox Run Honors its 2016 WOW Award Recipients

May 3, 2016

NOVI, MI (May 3, 2016) – Fox Run retirement community has named its 2016 WOW Award recipients. The annual WOW awards honor outstanding staff and departmental work performance.

This is Fox Run’s version of the Academy Awards and is marked by a luncheon with entertainment and a recognition ceremony. Award recipients follow:

Antoinette Davenport, Assisted Living Care Associate – “Best of the Best”

Antoinette lives out the Erickson Way Values and consistently raises the bar for creating exceptional resident experiences. She displays compassion, empathy, friendliness and a strong work ethic while providing person centered service to...

How Fox Run, Michigan's Most Active Voting Precinct, Stays That Way

May 2, 2016

NOVI, MI (May 2, 2016) -- When Election Day arrives in November, one particularly active precinct in Michigan is sure to show up at the polls. Fox Run retirement community -- home to about 1,200 residents and its own voting precinct—historically has the best voter turnout in the entire state.

“We are a wonderful voting block for anybody running for office to come and visit,” says resident Jerry Scheel, who heads up Fox Run’s political awareness committee.


Fox Run Residents Venture Into Crestron Audio Visual System Technology

Apr 14, 2016

NOVI, MI (April 14, 2016) – Fox Run retirement community residents are learning new technology each day, it seems.

The latest piece of technology they are venturing into is a Crestron audio visual system that has been installed in one of the classrooms. The high-tech “black box,” as some residents call it, can be used to play movies on a big screen, stream YouTube videos, give presentations, and much more.


Ecosystems are Focus of Fox Run Resident-Staff Publishing Venture

Mar 8, 2016

NOVI, MI (March 7, 2016) – Nature’s wonder found at the 108-acre Fox Run retirement community is celebrated and examined in Fox Run Ecos, an annual journal produced by residents and employees that helps people better understand the community’s ecosystems and their nurturing impact on the greater Novi metropolitan area.

“We want to stimulate interest and learning about life in the fascinating nature worlds that exist within Fox Run,” said resident Doreen Poupard, a former Novi City...

Former Health Care Executive JV Anandan Now Shares His Talents at Fox Run

Mar 1, 2016

NOVI, MI (March 1, 2016) -- JV Anandan spent his career in the health care industry. He was an assistant director and conducted research on dialysis at Henry Ford Hospital, and he was a professor at the School of Pharmacy at Wayne State University. Now retired, JV lives at Fox Run retirement community , where he has found meaningful opportunities to put his medical background to good use.

JV was recently elected to the Resident Advisory Council (RAC), an important and influential committee...