Nancy Ryan (left) lives at Fox Run, and her daughter Peggy Mather (right) works at the community.

Many people who live and work at Fox Run say the community feels like one big family. For resident Nancy Ryan and staff member Peggy Mather, that statement rings particularly true— the two are mother and daughter.

Hugs all around! Fox Run residents show their gratitude for employees’ hard work by contributing to the Staff Appreciation Fund.

Residents and staff at Fox Run spend a lot of time together, so it’s common for them to form close bonds.

Hugs all around! Fox Run residents show their gratitude for employees’ hard work by contributing to the Staff Appreciation Fund.

Residents and staff at Fox Run spend a lot of time together, so it’s common for them to form close bonds.

Sally Lindroth, a woman with white hair, a powder blue top, and navy blue glasses smiles from from Fox Run

"I wanted to be able to make the decision to move myself, go where I wanted to go, and handle the move myself,” Fox Run community member Sally Lindroth says of her move to Fox Run last June.

Fred and Sandra Bernstein were among almost 400 guests who danced the night away at Fox Run’s “Hooray for Hollywood” gala.

Fox Run rolled out the red carpet for its fifteenth annual gala last September. This year’s theme was “Hooray for Hollywood,” and the festive evening was all about glitz and glamour as residents, staff, and guests donned their finest duds and danced all night long.

Kathleen Baker moved to Fox Run last June, and she says she doesn’t miss her house or any of unneeded belongings she decided to despose of.

Last June, retired X-ray technician Kathleen Baker decided to sell her house in Warren, Mich., and move to Fox Run, the Erickson Living community in Novi.

Joe and Mary Drouillard decided to move to Fox Run while they are young, healthy, and can enjoy everything the community has to offer. They are pictured here on a trip to Istanbul.

Mary Drouillard and her husband Joe used to live in a four-bedroom house about a mile away from Fox Run. Being so close to the community, they figured they would eventually move there when they were older.

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.