In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Idaho Falls area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 40 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Idaho Falls
  • Read more than 80 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Idaho Falls is $3,673, which is the same as the state average of $3,675 and slightly lower than the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Idaho Falls, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 40 communities in the Idaho Falls area.

AssistedLiving.org Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Idaho Falls area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Fairwinds - Sand Creek
120
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living
Assisted Living: $3,295, Independent Living: $3,100
Fairwinds Sand Creek is an upscale senior living community that offers residents the opportunity to enjoy the finer things in life. The caregiving staff is always on hand to provide assistance with dressing, personal appearance, incontinence, mobility and eating and drinking. A registered nurse is on-site during the day to assist with medical issues and to monitor the health of residents. Physical and speech therapy services are provided on-site. Each apartment is fitted with an emergency call system and seniors all wear an emergency call pendant or wristband. Activities offered by the community include day trips to nearby Yellowstone Park, shopping trips to Jackson Hole, movie nights in the state-of-the-art theater, fitness classes and arts and crafts. Three chef-prepared meals are served in the elegant communal dining room each day and refreshments are available throughout the day in the bistro.
What Residents are Saying:
Residents are impressed by the welcoming atmosphere and professional staff at this community, with one saying, "The Staff has been most accommodating, helpful and friendly. The community feels like family and we feel very comfortable here. We feel blessed to be in such a nice, safe environment."
4.56 out of 5 stars
(85) Reviews
3310 Valencia Dr., Idaho Falls, ID 83404
Gables of Ammon Assisted Living
Lily and Syringa Assisted Living
Lincoln Court Retirement Community
MorningStar Senior Living of Idaho Falls
Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living Community
Tambree Meadows Assisted Living
The Gables Assisted Living & Memory Care of Idaho Falls
The Willows Retirement & Assisted Living
Turtle & Crane Assisted Living

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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