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Senior Living in Idaho Falls, ID

Fairwinds – Sand Creek is an upscale senior living community offering independent living and assisted living services in scenic Idaho Falls, Idaho.

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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 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 outside. 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.

Health and Safety in our Community

We recognize that the current situation is impacting everyone, and we want you to know that our priorities have not changed; the health of our residents and employees remains our primary focus. We have taken significant steps to modify our operations in an effort to keep everyone safe. We are proud to say that our new protocols and cleaning procedures exceed the CDC’s recommendations.

Our Covid-19 positive rates are nearly 7 times lower* than the national averages through August.

We attribute this to widespread testing, comprehensive protocols for cleanliness and infection control, and our nearly 50 years of experience serving seniors.

* Based on latest CDC findings as of 8/14/2020

Fairwinds - Sand Creek

3310 Valencia Drive

Idaho Falls, ID 83404

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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

Community Highlights

BrainHQ by Posit Science

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.



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


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


We’re looking for passionate people who want to build a career they’ll love while enriching the lives of seniors. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in different departments. Our priorities are to put family first, give back to the community second, and finally, meaningfully contribute to the company.


We regularly modify our protocols in alignment with best practices as determined by the CDC and state regulatory bodies, while also seeking alignment with our company values of doing the right thing.

To apply, email your resume and community location preference to [email protected].

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Read reviews and testimonials from residents and family members for Fairwinds – Sand Creek senior living, a Leisure Care community.

“Thank you all for taking good care of us. We love you all.”– Jean, resident

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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
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