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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.


Rachel Charette BSN, RN

Rachel Charette BSN, RN

​Rachel lives in St Albans. Rachel joins our team as a Registered Nurse who will be a Client Care Coordinator/Community Outreach Educator/ Staff Educator She will offer valuable training to CAREGivers each month and be part of the client care team.  Rachel will offer training in the area of personal care, Alzheimer’s Care, Hospice/Palliative Care, and more.  As a high school and college student Rachel became a Certified Nurse Assistant providing home care.  Later she worked as a RN in hospitals with many senior clients on the Medical- Surgical units. She also spent over a year caring for patients at a Nursing Home. Additionally, Rachel spent 12 years serving in an Army Medical Field Hospital. She recently moved to Vermont with her husband after living in Maine for many years. Rachel enjoys spending time with family, hiking, skiing, skating, reading and spoiling 2 pet cats.


Sabrina Milano - Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Sabrina Milano - Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Sabrina Milano is a Human Resources professional with a decade of experience with both United States and Canadian based companies.  Recently, she moved to Vermont from New Hampshire, though she would call Seattle, Washington her home as she resided there for nearly 20 years. A sports enthusiast, she is a fan of the Seattle Seahawks and moving to the east coast encouraged her love of hockey (Go Habs Go).  Currently Sabrina is volunteering for the National Guard, through the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) and is learning French. She regularly attends Vermont Human Resource Associate meetings to continue her education in Human Resources. She's been an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) since 2011. She is studying for her credentials to become a SHRM­-Senior Certified Professional. During her spare time, she enjoys bowling, biking, traveling and taking photos of the mountainous views. We are glad to have her as part of our Shelburne, VT team as the Recruitment and Engagement Coordinator.


Wayne Crandall – Staff Coordinator

Wayne Crandall – Staff Coordinator

Wayne has recently joined Home Instead Senior Care as a full-time Staff Coordinator in our Scheduling Dept. He has experience as a CAREGiver, medication technician, and scheduling in a facility setting. His most current role was as a Staff Trainer in a facility setting. While in his role as staff trainer, Wayne acquired his certificate as a Certified Dementia Practitioner through NCCDP. Wayne also became an American Red Cross Instructor to help train individuals in First Aid, CPR, AED and Basic Life Support skills. He is specialized in training and assisting staff in dementia care by providing the necessary tools to engage and have positive interactions with people living with dementia. Wayne has established a monthly dementia support group, as well as volunteering as a Community Educator through the Alzheimer’s Association. He is dedicated to ensuring each person receives the best care by helping to closely match caregivers to clients. He is enthusiastic and sees challenges as an opportunity to provide exceptional outcomes.


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. ​


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.


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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