"I am continually struck by the professionalism, high level of caring and exemplary caregivers that I have met from Home Instead. My mom couldn't live without them, and neither could I.
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 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 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.
Stephanie Ross is our new Client Care Coordinator and
Community Outreach Manager. She traveled to Burlington to work at The
University of Vermont Medical Center as a Clinical Patient Safety Attendant.
She fell in love with Vermont and decided to make Burlington home. Stephanie is
a Certified Nursing Assistant II. She has worked in many caregiving settings
and is looking forward to transitioning into working with Home Instead Senior
Care and the community.
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.
Beth lives in Underhill. Beth comes to Home Instead Senior
Care after having a 25-year career with Wyeth/Perrigo (Manufacturer), her
skills and experience include: administration, project coordination, hiring,
and training. She recently earned her Bachelor’s degree in Human
Resources Management. She has the experience of helping to care for
family members. She looks forward to meeting you and supporting you in
your work with clients. Beth will be part of the recruitment,
hiring, training, recognition, and benefits for the CAREGiver Team. Her
interests include baking, reading, and spending time with her family.
Molly is joining the Recruitment Team with experience in General
Management, Customer Service, and Training. Along with her work in the arts
at UVM, the Flynn and Vermont Stage Molly also has worked in Property Management
and has been involved in her mother’s care for over 16 years. She looks forward
to supporting the new and existing CAREGivers at Home Instead Senior Care. Molly
will be involved with recruitment, hiring, training, and recognition of
CAREGivers. Her spare time is spent with her husband and mother and as
much time on the lake as possible.
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, 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 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 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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