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. 

Shirley and Bob Thom have connected with several old friends and colleagues since moving to Fox Run in 2015.

On their very first night at Fox Run, Shirley and Bob Thom were walking down the hallway to go to dinner at one of the on-site restaurants when they spotted a couple on the opposite side of the hall whom they recognized instantly.

Shirley and Jack Sirotkin decided to move to Fox Run in part because the community offers the kinds of music, art, film, and cultural activities they enjoyed while living for many years in Ann Arbor.

Shirley and Jack Sirotkin lived for many years in Ann Arbor, Mich. One of the things they enjoyed most about the vibrant town that is home to the University of Michigan is the abundance of art, music, and culture. However, a few years ago, taking care of their house started to become a burden, so Shirley and Jack began researching retirement communities in the area.

Fox Run’s music study group hosts a presentation each month about a different composer or genre of music.

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 back in 2011. The group of like-minded music lovers gets together once a month to explore a different composer, genre, or musical trend.