Senior Living in Idaho Falls, ID

Fairwinds - Sand Creek wins award for Best Assisted Living - U.S. NewsFairwinds – Sand Creek, voted US News & World Report’s Best Senior Living, offers high-quality independent living and assisted living services in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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Tour today and see why Fairwinds – Sand Creek was voted US News & World Report Best Independent Living!

Our community is bright and fun, encouraging residents to make the most of every day of retirement. Right away, you will notice how active and happy our residents are, feeling right at home in our comfortable and inviting community.

Our residents are the focus of our community and everything we do is for their happiness and quality of life. Allow our concierge to plan a day trip to nearby Yellowstone National Park, grab friends for a local shopping trip to Jackson Hole, Wyoming or stay on our luxurious campus that feels more like a resort and relax in our state-of-the-art movie theater, enjoy a delicious Sunday brunch or drop in on your favorite fitness class. Our senior living community is bustling and busy, with residents having a choice of activities inside our community and in the local area. We have a dedicated staff who can help you plan each day and make the most of your retirement, ensuring you are spending your days doing exactly what you want to do.

Fairwinds – Sand Creek is an award-winning senior living community, having been voted the #1 retirement community in the region by the readers of East Idaho’s Post Register Newspaper. Our experienced staff is warm and friendly, ready to offer a helping hand when needed, and positively impact the lives of residents and their family members every day.

Fairwinds - Sand Creek

3310 Valencia Drive

Idaho Falls, ID 83404

Floor Plans

We offer spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with fully equipped kitchens, washers and dryers, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units, and built-in emergency communication systems.


393 Square Feet

One Bedroom

678 Square Feet

Two Bedroom

902 Square Feet

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Fairwinds Sand Creek Best Senior Living

Fairwinds - Sand Creek Wins US News & World Report Best of Independent Living!

We are proud to announce that we have been named Best Independent Living by U.S. News and World Report! Thank you to our residents and their families who made this award possible. It’s our honor to serve you!

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Fairwinds – Sand Creek has a BrainHQ program designed to help you keep your mind healthy, build a stronger brain, concentrate deeper, and enhance your memory.


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With one phone call, you can get help arranging anything from a spa treatment to an oil change.

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Our PrimeFit gym and fitness program includes all kinds of exercise, from yoga to tai chi.

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Community Details



Fairwinds – Sand Creek is located in scenic Idaho Falls, Idaho. Consistently ranked as one of the best places to live, Idaho Falls offers all the luxuries of big city living and the character of small town America. We are located near the Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center and Mountainview Hospital, giving residents and their family’s peace of mind.

Our ideal location lends itself to extraordinary outdoor recreational opportunities including exploring Yellowstone Park, the Grand Tetons, and the Snake River.


  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • On-site Physical Therapist
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • PrimeFit Group Fitness Instructor
  • RN and LPN On Staff
  • Concierge Doctor
  • Full-Service Salon


  • Spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments
  • Kitchenette
  • Balconies
  • Individually controlled heating and air-conditioning
  • Built-in emergency communication systems


  • Pet care available
  • Accepts dogs
  • Accepts cats



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Fairwinds - Sand Creek
3310 Valencia Drive Idaho Falls ID 83404