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Fox Run in the News

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

Fox Run's Continuing Care Receives Highest Rating from U.S. News

Mar 12, 2015

Washington, D.C. (March 5, 2015) — Fox Run retirement community’s Continuing Care Facility in Novi, MI, has received the highest overall rating of five stars in U.S. News & World Report’s seventh annual Best Nursing Homes, available exclusively at .

Created by the publisher of Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals, the Best Nursing Homes 2015 ratings highlight the top nursing homes in each city and state, out of nearly 16,000 facilities nationwide. The goal is to help users find a home with a strong track record of quality care.

To create...

New Novi, MI, City Councilwoman is Not the Retiring Type

Mar 4, 2015

NOVI, MI (March 4, 2015) – New Novi City Councilwoman Doreen Poupard is no stranger to being involved in her community. She spent her career working for the Ann Arbor Public School System, where she served as assistant superintendent from 1985–1999. Now retired, Doreen serves on the Novi City Council for Novi, MI.

She relocated from Ann Arbor to Novi in 2005 when she decided to move to Fox Run retirement community.

“I have always believed that if you are in the community, you need to be connected with that local community,” she says....

Fox Run's Medical Director Offers Tips to a Healthy Lifestyle

Mar 3, 2015

NOVI, MI (March 3, 2015) -- Eating the right types of foods can help contribute to lower stroke risk and decreased blood pressure. There are a number of nutrients you can benefit from and can also help lead to healthy aging and improved memory care. Exercise is important too.

Dr. Vrinda Suneja, the Medical Director for Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI, offers the following tips to a healthy lifestyle during March National Nutrition Month:

Foods To Eat:

 Fruits and Veggies: Choose whole, antioxidant rich items that are color-rich....

Fox Run's Geri Angel: Have Video Camera in Hand, Will Travel

Feb 17, 2015

NOVI, MI (February 17, 2015) -- You’d be surprised to learn that Geri Angel says she used to be shy and quiet if you saw her -- video camera in hand -- interviewing residents and staff members at Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI.

Geri hosts a show on Fox Run’s in-house TV channel called Out and About , in which she creates segments that give in-depth glimpses into life at Fox Run.

Past shows have profiled Fox Run’s resident-run clubs and committees, including the garden club and the flower committee that arranges fresh flowers for tables...

Fox Run's Arnetta Whitehouse Celebrates Diversity and Nature Through Her Writing

Jan 8, 2015

NOVI, MI (December 11, 2014) – Fox Run resident Arnetta Whitehouse, a writer, first got involved with the Unity in the Community group when she joined her neighbors to put pins noting their countries of ancestry on a large world map in the retirement community’s clubhouse. She proudly placed her pin on Germany.

Since then she has participated in a holiday Cookie Exchange project whose theme said, “Like most cookie recipe ingredients, we are all basically the same.” And she has used, and continues to use, her writing and volunteerism to connect people with one another and...

Marilyn Schueneman Puts Her Theology Degree to Good Use at Fox Run Retirement Community in Novi, MI

Jan 8, 2015

NOVI, MI (January 6, 2014) -- For Marilyn Schueneman, retirement has hardly been a time for slowing down. After ending a long career in education and government, at the age of 64, Marilyn decided to fulfill one of her lifelong passions by earning a master’s degree in theology. As a preacher’s daughter, Marilyn had long been interested in religion.

“I just thought, I love to read and study this stuff, so I am going to go to seminary,” Marilyn recalls of her bold decision to return to school later in life.


Tia Maria is "One Hot Dog" at Fox Run

Oct 7, 2014

NOVI, MI (October 7, 2014) -- Tia Maria is the "One Hot Dog" winner of Fox Run retirement community's Strut Your Mutt dog show.

She is a 10-year-old Dautshund who has been with her owner, Eva Barnes, ever since she was a six-month-old puppy. Tia Maria is said to be "a friendly and loving dog."

Tia Maria was one of 25 dogs -- Maltase, Poodles and Terriers included -- who participated in the dog show held September 27 on Fox Run's campus in Novi.  The dogs are pets of Fox Run residents and staff.

As each dog...

Fox Run, Charlestown and Oak Crest in ALDS Friendly Wager

Sep 30, 2014

NOVI, MI (September 30, 2014) - Michael McCormick, the Executive Director of Fox Run in Novi, MI, today talked congenial "smack" and made a friendly bet on the outcome of the American League Division Series between the Detroit Tigers and the Baltimore Orioles with his Baltimore-area counterparts at Charlestown (Catonsville, MD) and Oak Crest (Parkville, MD).

He bet a Michigan gift basket filled with Saunders hot fudge, Vernors Ginger Ale, Traverse City Cherries, Faygo Red Pop, Mackinac Island Fudge.

In return, Clara Parker, the Executive Director of Charlestown, and Gary Hibbs, the Executive Director of Oak Crest, bet...

Construction of Fox Run's New 94-Apartment Residence Building Underway

Sep 8, 2014

NOVI, MI (September 8, 2014) - Construction of a new, 94-apartment home residence building at Fox Run retirement community in Novi, MI,  is now underway with 64 percent of the building already being reserved.

"The time is right for growth in the form of a new residence building because our occupancy is nearly full and the list of people wanting to move to Fox Run has grown over 35 percent within the last two years," Assistant Executive Director Fred Moschetta said.

The new building is named Edgewater in honor of Detroit's classic amusement park. For many Michiganders, Edgewater...

Fox Run Honors its Legacy Award Recipients

Aug 19, 2014
NOVI, MI (August 19, 2014)  - Fox Run retirement community this week honored its  Legacy Award Recipient staff at a dinner that celebrated their 10, 15 and 20 years of service. The following staff members were honored with plaques and monetary awards: 20 Years:  Bob Baker, Maintenance Supervisor                                                                     15 Years:  Aurica Gradinaru, Housekeeper; and Stefan Gradinaru, Painter 10  Years: Danny McNeal, Director of Continuing Care; Mary Garwood, Customer Service and Communications Manager; Mariah Baker, Dispatcher;  Mike Bootz, Chef de Cuisine;  Raquel Kassab, Dining Service Manager; Derrick Pirkle, Maintenance Mechanic; Rachel Pulis, Nurse; Felicia Radin, General Services Coordinator;  Meshia Sayles, Household Associate;...