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​​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

At Your Service 24/7 in Shelburne, VT

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (802) 860-4663 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.
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Tim & Ann LaBeau - Owners

Tim & Ann LaBeau - Owners

Timothy R LaBeau grew up in Watertown, NY. He attended Cornell University, graduating with a degree in Economics and Management. He is married to his wife Ann (Nancy) LaBeau, and has 7 children, Kristin, Katherine, Elizabeth, Timothy, Ann, Allison, and Natalie, and one Grandchild – Adelaide. He worked in retail and wholesale food and drug, attaining the positions of President and CEO of Aldi, President and CEO of American Sales, a division of Ahold, and EVP and Chief Merchant at Duane Reade in NYC.

His dream was to own and run his own business which brings him to Home Instead and Vermont. He enjoys participating in all sports.


Diane Gagnon - Client Care Coordinator

Diane Gagnon - Client Care Coordinator

Diane has worked for Home Instead Senior Care as a Client Care Coordinator since December 2005. Diane focuses on building relationships with clients and families to best support their needs and maintain service satisfaction. Her on going communication with clients, caregivers and families helps to evaluate and develop the best care and approach possible. Diane has strong working relationships with local resources and providers as she has lived in the service area since 1982. Diane has a varied background of nursing in hospitals, clinics and outpatient settings and also owned her own café for 13 years. She enjoys cooking, gardening, hiking and traveling with family and friends along with Myrna, her yellow lab.


Karin Hammer, BASW - Client Care Coordinator

Karin Hammer, BASW - Client Care Coordinator

​Karin is a social worker who served as the first Residential Alternatives Supervisor for the Vermont Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living where she developed and promoted programs to help seniors age in place and prevent nursing home placement, including assisted living residences, services in senior housing, homesharing and match up programs, adult family care, and home modifications. She studied at Trinity College and McGill University, and serves on the board of directors for the Vermont Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers and the mission committee of the YWCA of Vermont. She is married to Laurence Dean, has five stepchildren and two grandchildren, and enjoys community theatre, poetry, nature and travel.


Abby Gladstone-Strobel - Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

Abby Gladstone-Strobel - Recruitment & Retention Coordinator

Abby coordinates the hiring and training of new CAREGivers as well as the training, recognition, and benefits, for existing CAREGivers.   Abby had experience in non-profit volunteer management and program coordination prior to joining the Home Instead Senior Care team.  She has a B.S. in Psychology and Elementary Education from Russell Sage College, in Troy, NY.  For the last 16 years, Abby has enjoyed volunteering with organizations that improve the lives of Vermonters of all ages: including several years on the Advisory Council for the Tri-County Foster Grandparent and Retired & Senior Volunteer Programs, and ongoing volunteer service with the Lamoille Community Food Share and the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Vermont.


Linda Seaver, BSW -- Community Outreach Coordinator

Linda Seaver, BSW -- Community Outreach Coordinator Linda joined Home Instead Senior Care in January of 2016. Linda has focused her 28 year career on serving seniors in Vermont both as a Social Worker and Community Liaison. She is responsible for Community Education and Outreach,  an important part of Home Instead' s mission to be a strong Community Partner. The Vermont Health Care Association recognized Linda's efforts on behalf of seniors in 2013 with the Community Liaison of the Year Award. Beyond her work with Home Instead Senior Care,  Linda is a member of Vermont Elder Resource Group ( VERG), on  the United Way Women's Leadership Council, the United Way Pomeroy Committee, VNA of Chittenden County's End of Life Advisory Board and a volunteer for the Alzheimer's Association and the People's United Bank Vermont City Marathon.

Linda is the proud parent of 3 grown sons and lives in the New North End of Burlington with her husband, Michael and their pooch, Sage. She enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, gardening, tennis, reading and most of all spending time with family and friends.

​Tammy Berthiaume -- Staffing Coordinator

​Tammy Berthiaume -- Staffing Coordinator

​Tammy Berthiaume, Staffing Coordinator, joined the scheduling team in 2014, after managing her family's restaurant for 5 years,  and has been working to make great matches of CAREGivers to client needs, ever since.  Tammy comes to Home Instead Senior Care with experience in the home care field, first providing care directly to clients (as a PCA) and then on the scheduling team at  the VNA of Chittenden & Grand Isle Counties.  Tammy lives in Essex with her family.  


Laurie Danforth - Invoice/Payroll Administrator

Laurie Danforth - Invoice/Payroll Administrator

Laurie is our fulltime, Invoice & Payroll Administrator. Laurie is responsible for billing, payroll, long term care insurance, voucher programs and account receivable. Laurie is very versatile and will assist with client inquiries. Client introductions and on call as needed. Laurie is looking forward to meeting and working with you all.  Laurie came to Home Instead Senior Care working as the office administrator and moved over to her new position in May of 2017. Prior to working with Home Instead Laurie was in the travel industry for 30+ years. She is very involved with her church and community and loves spending time with her family and friends. She resides in Hinesburg.


Maria Duggan -- Staff Coordinator

Maria Duggan, Staff Coordinator, comes to the scheduling team at Home Instead Senior Care with experience in health care as a previous Medical Surgical supervisor at University of Vermont Health Care In Berlin, VT. She enjoys making a difference in the lives of our clients and works hard to make good caregiver to client matches. 

She lives in Montpelier with her husband and three wonderful children. ​


Sean Mulcahy -- Staffing Coordinator

Sean Mulcahy -- Staffing Coordinator

Sean Mulcahy, Staffing Coordinator, joined the scheduling team in June 2015. Sean works to ensure that Client and CAREGiver schedules are established successfully, striving to achieve great matches.  He works during the week in the office and provides after hours, on-call, support to CAREGivers and Clients as well. Prior to HISC, Sean spent two years as the Distribution Center Scheduler for the Vermont Teddy Bear Company and has been involved in customer service for the past decade. Sean earned a degree in history from the University of Vermont in 2009.  Sean is also a published author. His debut novel Slip Sliding Away was released in 2014.  He is a NY Jets fan and hockey enthusiast who enjoys attending UVM games whenever possible.


Colleen Leary - Receptionist/Office Administrator

Colleen Leary - Receptionist/Office Administrator

​Colleen comes to Home Instead Senior Care after 10+ years in the office at Age Well (previously known as Champlain Valley Agency on Aging). She has extensive phone and customer service experience helping seniors,  families, and caregivers. Colleen also cared for her Mother for 9 years. She lives with her family in Winooski.


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