9 Assisted Living Facilities in Idaho Falls, ID

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Lincoln Court

Provides: Assisted Living
850 Lincoln Drive, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
"My father stayed at Lincoln Court for respite. I think it's wonderful. The food and the staff were wonderful. They were very caring and provided the info that we needed. He will be leaving there..." More

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Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1885 Parkwood St., Idaho Falls, ID 83401
"I am very impressed with Parkwood Meadows. It is clean and I think they're caring. The décor is attractive and the apartments are very nice. The staff is good." More

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Tambree Meadows

Provides: Assisted Living
3620 Potomac Way, Idaho Falls, ID 83404
"Tambree Meadows Assisted Living in Idaho Falls, ID helps adults transition from home to a safe dignified assisted living environment. Tambree Meadows Assisted Living is dedicated to providing an..." More

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Fairwinds - Sand Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
3310 Valencia Dr, Idaho Falls, ID 83404
"Fairwinds is very lovely, very upscale, it's very expensive, and only accepts private pay. They organize tours for people, they have bus activities, and they even have a concierge. They invited us..." More

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The Gables of Ammon

Provides: Assisted Living
1405 Curlew Dr, Idaho Falls, ID 83406
"The Gables of Ammon was fairly new and nice. They take people out to places if they need to and they have exercise classes and craft classes. They gave my mom her medicine and kept track of that on..." More

MorningStar of Idaho Falls

Provides: Assisted Living
4000 S. 25th East, Idaho Falls, ID 83404
"My mother has had the opportunity at staying at several assisted and skilled nursing facilities in the greater Idaho Falls area. I can say without a shadow of a doubt that morning star is by far..." More

Turtle & Crane Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1950 1st Street, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
"My father has been at Turtle and Crane for three months now, and we could not wish for anything more for him. He is well cared for, healthy, clean, and supervised with kindness. I’m impressed with..." More

Life Care Center of Idaho Falls

Provides: Assisted Living
2725 EAST 17TH STREET, Idaho Falls, ID 83406
"Life Care was where an older friend of mine died two years ago, and that was very basic kind of place. The aides were all very young girls from a tech college program, but everyone was very nice..." More

Lily and Syringa Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
840 1st Street, Idaho Falls, ID 83401
"My grandfather stayed at this facility while suffering from Alzheimer Disease. He was treated with extraordinary compassion and care while at this facility. It was a joy to see my grandfather..." More

Assisted Living near Idaho Falls, ID

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Idaho Falls

  • Review of Fairwinds - Sand Creek

    We visited Fairwinds Sand Creek and it was very nice. They have nice apartments that are more updated. The biggest problem was that the medical staff wasn't there at night; they're only there durin... Read more

    James
  • Review of Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living

    We visited Parkwood Meadows Assisted Living, but they didn't offer the facilities that my parents would need. We only met the administrator. The one apartment we looked at was a nice apartment. It'... Read more

    James
  • Review of Lincoln Court

    My father stayed at Lincoln Court for respite. I think it's wonderful. The food and the staff were wonderful. They were very caring and provided the info that we needed. He will be leaving there du... Read more

    Shaunie

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls, Idaho, has many attractions seniors may want to explore with friends from their assisted living communities, such as Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Parks, the Craters of the Moon National Monument, or Henry's Fork of the Snake River. There are 10 assisted living facilities in and around Idaho Falls, Idaho, all are regulated by the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Idaho Falls

  • The Area Agency on Aging of Eastern Idaho provides meals and other services to Idaho Falls residents age 60 and older. There is also a senior center in Idaho Falls for recreation and socialization.

  • It's easy to get around Idaho Falls. In addition to the city being located right off of I-15, Targhee Regional Public Transportation Authority  provides regular, scheduled public bus service within Idaho Falls and between Idaho Falls and other points in Bonneville County. The Idaho Council on Aging also provides limited transportation services to low-income seniors.

  • The Idaho Falls area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Located in east-central Idaho, Idaho Falls is known for its hot, steamy summers and cold, snowy winters, which can be uncomfortable for many older persons. The average high temperature in January is 28 degrees Fahrenheit and 86 degrees in July.

  • The Idaho Falls, Idaho area offers a number of recreational opportunities, cultural events and museums. These include the Museum of Idaho, the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, the Japanese Friendship Garden and, of course, Idaho Falls. The majority of Idaho Falls attractions and events offer senior discounts.

  • Crime, particularly theft and property crime, is an increasing problem in Idaho Falls, as it is in many other parts of Idaho. While the city's crime rate has decreased by nine percent in the last year, Idaho Falls is still safer than just 28 percent of American cities.


Paying for Assisted Living in Idaho Falls

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Idaho

$4,000.00 US
$3,298.00 Pocatello
$3,206.00 Idaho Falls
$3,062.00 Blackfoot
$2,895.00 Rigby
$1,950.00 Rexburg

Assisted Living costs in Idaho Falls start around $3,206 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Idaho Falls and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Idaho Falls

There are a number of federal programs that provide financial assistance for eligible seniors living in Idaho Falls to help them pay for an assisted living facility. These include the Idaho Medicaid Waiver Program and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Idaho page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Idaho page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Idaho are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Idaho page for more information about these laws.