Jerry Scheel is one of the hundreds of Fox Run residents who now use the MyErickson app to get information about campus activities, dining menus, local directories, and much more.

There’s no doubt that the Internet is becoming integrated in every aspect of our lives. From making restaurant reservations and booking flights and hotels to checking your bank account balances and paying your bills, it seems whatever you might need to do, “there’s an app for that.” 

Staff member Mavis Sarpong (left) exhibited native clothing and jewelry from Ghana. She is pictured here with Fran Finsilver, who lives at Fox Run.

One of the things that makes Fox Run such an interesting place is the diversity of the people who live and work there. Of course, many residents and staff members are native Michiganders, but there are also many people at the community who immigrated to the United States from countries all over the world.

Mary and Don Briggs live at Fox Run, where they can host parties without the hassle of cooking and cleaning by reserving one of the community’s private dining rooms.

One of the most exciting aspects of moving to a new home is the opportunity to redecorate and update your space.

Pictured w/ the Supremes are (back row, from left) Katrina DiMango, Peggy Mather, Kathleen Long, Joel Walrath, Stephanie Marsh, Annie Kennedy, Julie McCarthy, Megan Smith. (Front row, from left) Barbara Jablonski, Dawn Doyle, Tom Hollinshead.

This year marked an important milestone for Fox Run: over the summer the Erickson Living community in Novi, Mich., celebrated its fifteenth anniversary. To mark the occasion, residents and staff gathered outside under a large tent for a Motown-themed party. 

Retired shop teacher Bill Gayde is the chair of Fox Run’s hobby shop, where community members can work on group and individual woodworking projects.

For 36 years Bill Gayde worked in the Fitzgerald Public Schools in Warren, Mich., as a shop teacher, spending the last 15 years of his career as an administrator and assistant superintendent of the district.

Fox Run Personal Moving Consultant Kristine Kluge says the winter months are the perfect time to tackle downsizing projects.

If you’re hoping to sell your home in the spring, take advantage of winter’s downtime to prepare for your move. Fox Run Personal Moving Consultant Kristine Kluge says the colder months are the perfect time to begin downsizing projects—which will make your moving process much easier.

Edison Place, which opened in August, is the popular new address for people who have taken advantage of stronger home values to sell and move to Fox Run.

Fox Run’s tenth residence building is officially open for business—and new neighbors. Named Edison Place in honor of Detroit’s historic Boston-Edison neighborhood, which was built in the 1900s, the newest building opened in August.

Louise and Jim Gotch attended a special M*A*S*H-themed picnic for resident veterans and their guests at Fox Run.

Fox Run is home to quite a few veterans, which means those community members who have served in the military instantly have something in common. Swapping stories about their service makes for fast friendships.

Mindfulness meditation is one of the many group classes offered through Fox Run’s on-site fitness center. (Seated, from left) Janis Austin, Ted Stojec, and Lorraine Cunningham. (Standing, from left) Reggie Cunningham, Fitness Coordinator Alice Hixson, and

When you think of keeping your body in good shape, you might think of strenuous activities like running or lifting weights. Those certainly have their place in a well-rounded fitness routine, but there’s a much gentler activity that could have some significant benefits for your health: meditation.