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Independent Living in
Idaho Falls, Idaho

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U.S. News Best Independent Living

Named Best Independent Living by U.S. News and World Report, Fairwinds – Sand Creek provides high-end independent living in Idaho Falls, ID. We believe that delight is in the details, and you’ll find it every day. Through our high-end amenities and personalized concierge services, you will be inspired to lean into joy and fully embrace your purpose. Discover Idaho Falls independent living, where happiness never grows old.

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Life at Fairwinds - Sand Creek

Welcome home to Fairwinds – Sand Creek, where you’ll be free to design every day. Take your grandchildren to Bear World, the Idaho Falls Zoo, or the Museum of Idaho. Make an afternoon out of watching the Idaho Falls Chukars play baseball. Or, stay here for a game night in our activities room, complete with Billiard tables and shuffleboard. Whatever you decide to do, you’ll do it with a community of people who know and celebrate you – and always have your back.

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The Leisure Care Difference

Today's older adults aren't wrapping up their life's journey, they're seeking a new one. And Leisure Care is here to inspire them to embrace joy and purpose in their lives. For nearly 50 years, we've been reimagining and reinventing senior living, making sure older adults have the most fulfilling, rewarding, and productive opportunities possible.

From our hospitality-based care to our signature programming, we take a beyond-the-body approach to well-being that goes beyond the basics because we know you're anything but. We're paying attention, providing new and innovative ways to help seniors rediscover, reinvigorate and occasionally even reinvent themselves.

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Independent Living Services

Our Idaho Falls independent living services will inspire you to practice well-being, champion pro-active wellness, and discover a life filled with joy and purpose. You’ll join a community of people who encourage you to give back to the Eastern Idaho community in meaningful ways, to show up for your life and your people when it matters most. Welcome home to Fairwinds - Sand Creek where you grow, not age. We are proud to also offer assisted living services so that our residents can continue living in their apartment homes within Fairwinds – Sand Creek.
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Nutritious and delicious, our chef-prepared and scratch-made meals bring good friends and good food together, all while fueling your active lifestyle. Dine in our onsite restaurant, order room service, or grab a bite at the bistro. Like most things here, the choice is yours.

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PrimeFit Wellness

We deliver differently because you’re different. PrimeFit Wellness is our signature wellness program that takes a beyond-the-body approach that goes well beyond the basics. Physical fitness, nutrition, emotional wellness, mental health, and social engagements all unite to support your best self.

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Floor Plans

We offer spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom independent living apartments that are also licensed for assisted living with fully equipped kitchens, washers and dryers, individual climate-controlled units, and built-in emergency communication systems. Our apartments are pet friendly.

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Today's senior living offers unprecedented opportunities. One of the first questions that potential residents and families ask is how much those opportunities will cost. Our advisors are here to provide full pricing transparency into our rates and fees and help you navigate paying for senior living.


* Pricing is subject to change. Contact us for details. Rates include lowest level of care.

Community Pricing

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Visit Us for a Tour

Better with age, exceptional with us!
Come and see how Fairwinds - Sand Creek Independent Living in Idaho Falls, ID, is helping seniors rediscover (and sometimes reinvent) themselves.

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 conveniences 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 families peace of mind. Our ideal location provides extraordinary outdoor recreational opportunities, including exploring Yellowstone Park, the Grand Tetons, and the Snake River.

Fairwinds - Sand Creek Reviews

26 Resident and Family Reviews
4.7 out of 5(26 Comments) *
This is the best place for me. The staff take the best care of me. This is exactly where I should be. - U.S. News and World Report Survey 2024
It is affordable, and it was the only place I needed to look. It had everything that I needed. I was very happy with what Fairwinds had to offer. The move was so very smooth and easy. No difficulty at all. Very impressive and still is. - U.S. News and World Report Survey 2024
Everything isn't just routine. Much routine is necessary, but if you have a suggestion for an activity you can count on it being implemented or tried. I've never had a bad encounter with management in my 2+ years residency. Maintenance is exceptional and Paul and Dennis are both top notch members of management. - U.S. News and World Report Survey 2024
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Idaho Falls Independent Living Q&A

The difference between independent living and assisted living care is that assisted living care generally provides more assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), like bathing, dressing, and medication management, etc.

Seniors can pay for independent living costs using a variety of methods, including personal funds, retirement savings, Social Security benefits and pensions, and more.

According to recent data, Idaho Falls is a good place to live, ranking safer than 34% of other U.S. cities.

Assisted living care costs can be more expensive than independent living costs, as assisted living provides a higher level of care to seniors who often need assistance with their activities of daily living (ADLs).

License #RC-661
3310 Valencia Drive, Idaho Falls, ID
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