J.V. Anandan helped to start Fox Run’s Friendly Visitors Group, which dispatches independent living residents to spend time socializing with their neighbors in Fox Run’s continuing care neighborhood.

J.V. Anandan spent his career in the medical field. He taught pharmacology and therapeutics at Wayne State University and had a joint appointment as an administrator at Henry Ford Hospital. He also conducted research on how drugs affect older patients, who may require different doses. Now in retirement, he continues caring for others.

Sales Counselor Carolyn Ives is most people’s first point of contact when they visit Fox Run for an appointment and tour.

Many people’s first encounter with Fox Run is an appointment with the community’s sales counselor, Carolyn Ives. That initial appointment is an excellent opportunity to learn more about what the Erickson Living community in Novi, Mich., has to offer and to get a sense of whether it’s right for you. 

Marie Tungate and fellow residents at a table laden with craft supplies.

Until about a year and a half ago, Marie Tungate lived on a large farm in Plainwell, Mich. She found she was too isolated and wished for a more vibrant living situation.

Senior couple in front of pretty house with "Sold" sign displayed.

An interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve seems inevitable—it’s not a matter of if, but when. In March, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen said the central bank would likely enact the first rate increase at its next meeting, according to The New York Times.

Members of the Fox Run Great Decisions group meeting at a table to discuss world affairs.

Whether you’re devastated or thrilled about the results of the recent presidential election, it seems everyone in America is engaged in politics these days and attempting to understand complex issues of foreign affairs.

A group of intellectual retirees at Fox Run is taking that task to the next level. 

Allison Murphy began her career 16 years ago as a marketing assistant at Fox Run. She recently returned to the community as director of sales.

Allison Murphy, a 16-year veteran in the senior housing industry, recently took the helm in Fox Run’s marketing office as sales director. In this role, she leads the sales and marketing efforts of the community and serves as an officer on the executive team to support the broader strategic objectives at Fox Run. 

Fox Run residents with German heritage get together once a week to hone their German language skills. (Front row, from left) Fred Boehle, Karen Taracks, and Vic Mesenbring. (Back row, from left) Shirley Mossner, Doris Harsant, and Barbara Zitzewitz.

Karen Taracks’ paternal heritage traces back to Germany. Her paternal grandfather was born in Germany, and her father was raised in a small German-speaking community in Michigan. Several years ago, Karen became interested in researching her ancestry. 

Dick Marburger says the process of moving to Fox Run was remarkably easy, thanks to the help of the community’s staff and trusted vendors.

Dr. Richard (Dick) Marburger, who is a former president of Lawrence Technological University, moved from a detached condo in Farmington Hills, Mich., to Fox Run in early 2015. He says the large condo no longer fit his lifestyle.

Geri Angel (left) and Tom Hollinshead interview Michigan State Representative Kathy Crawford (right) for a segment of Tom & Geri’s Travels.

A retired school administrator, Geri Angel never did any television or broadcasting work in her professional life, but since moving to Fox Run, an Erickson Living community in Novi, Mich., a few years ago, she has spent much of her free time in the community’s on-site television studio.