One of the reasons Shirley and Jack Sirotkin like Fox Run is because it offers many cultural activities.

When it comes to your home and your lifestyle in retirement, you probably have a few items on your wish list. After decades of mowing the lawn and shoveling the snow, maybe maintenance-free living is on the top of your list. Maybe financial security is your No. 1 priority, or perhaps you’re really looking forward to making new friends.

Construction is moving fast on Fox Run’s latest residence building, Edison Place, which is expected to open in late summer.

There’s a lot of activity at Fox Run these days. Construction is well under way on Edison Place, the community’s tenth residence building. In December, the roof was completed and the exterior brick had been installed. Sales Director Allison Murphy says the construction is on track for a late-summer opening.

Fox Run resident and President Emeritus of Lawrence Technological University Dick Marburger is a lifelong proponent of inspiring young students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Fox Run resident Dick Marburger is the former president of Lawrence Technological University. He joined Lawrence Tech in 1965 and was president of the university from 1977 to 1993, when he returned to full-time teaching.

Personal Moving Consultant Kristine Kluge and resident Larry Horvath discuss the successful move of Joan and Larry’s carousel horse to their new home at Fox Run.

There’s no challenge too great for the professionals who help people move to Fox Run—as evidenced by their recent successful transportation of a real amusement park carousel horse to Joan and Larry Horvath’s apartment home. 

Mary and Don Briggs relax in their Walton-style apartment home at Fox Run. They moved to the Erickson Living community in Novi, Mich., from Grosse Pointe Farms in 2016.

A little over a year ago, Mary and Don Briggs moved to Fox Run. They had previously lived in a three-bedroom ranch-style house in Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich. Their property bordered a golf course, and they had a large English garden in their yard. 

Over the summer, Fox Run neighbors turned an unused parking lot into pickleball courts where they gathered to play the game three times a week.

One of the many things that the retirees who live at Fox Run consistently say they like about the community is that the clubs and activities are formed based on their interests—rather than being randomly selected by staff members. Such was the case with a pickleball group that formed over the summer. 

Pat Kridler chairs an active committee called Your Own University, which puts on interesting educational events throughout the year.

In her 86 years, Pat Kridler has moved 33 times. Her father’s work, then later her husband’s job, and her own career as a minister for the Unitarian Universalist Church prompted many of those moves. Pat’s latest move was from Minneapolis, Minn., to Fox Run in Novi, Mich., five years ago.

Louise and Jim Gotch have made many new friends since moving to Fox Run two years ago.

To maintain good health, you know you need to exercise, eat a balanced diet, and stay on top of preventive screenings. But did you know that the time you spend playing cards with friends or going out for dinner with other couples could also contribute to your health and longevity?

Executive Chef Steven Toomey recently took the helm in Fox Run’s Ascot Restaurant.

If you’ve dined at Benstein Grill in Commerce Township, Mich., over the past few years, you might experience taste recognition somewhere you least expect it.