NOVI, MI (July 8, 2015) – Residents and staff of Fox Run celebrated the retirement community's 12th anniversary with a special June 30 Happy Hour at each of the two clubhouses. On this same day Edgewater, the new 94-apartment home residence building which is completely sold out, opened .
"Today is a wonderful day to pause and reflect on the 12 years we have shared together in building this wonderful community and at the same time celebrate the continued growth of our campus with our newest building," said Fox Run Executive Director Mike McCormick.
Edgewater is named in honor of the classic Detroit amusement park. For many Michiganders, Edgewater evokes the warmth and carefree spirit of Detroit's golden era.
Fox Run staff worked with the building's architects, Lantz-Bogggio of Denver, CO, to include artwork and photographs of the amusement park's roller coasters, entrance sign, concession stands, and midway.
Residents are extremely pleased with the very personal artwork located at Edgewater," said Fred Moschetta, the community's Associate Executive Director, adding that other artwork and photographs of Detroit and Michigan landmarks, bridges, lakes and lighthouses are reflected in the building's interior.
Edgewater is located near a pond, and a select number of apartment homes feature soothing water views. It is the first new first new residence building in six years.
Edgewater features 16 never-before-seen apartment home floor plans, including a deluxe, two-bedroom, two-bath apartment home with a den and balcony or patio. An extra-large, two-bedroom, two-bath home with a patio is also be found at Edgewater, as is a deluxe, two-bedroom, two-bath unit.
Fox Run today features a total of eight residence buildings on its spacious campus. About 150 new residents will reside in Edgewater, and when that building is full, there will be nearly 1,200 active retirees living at the community.
As a fee-for-service continuing care retirement community, Fox Run offers higher levels of care on campus. People only pay for that care should they ever need it.
During its 12-year existence fox Run has marked the following achievements:
- The community's health plan, Erickson Advantage, has been named Best Medicare Advantage Plan by U.S. News and World Report.
- The community has been named a "Top Home Health Agency in the United States" by HomeCare Elite.
- Residents and staff, combined, devote an average of 3,200 volunteer hours each month.
- More than $1 million has been awarded to nearly 200 student workers from Fox run's Student Scholarship Fund.
- There are more than 640 resident-run activities and clubs monthly.
Fox Run is managed by Maryland-based Erickson Living.