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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.


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.


Beth Racine - Recruitment & Engagement Manager

Beth Racine - Recruitment & Engagement Manager

​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 Kurent - Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

Molly Kurent - Recruitment & Engagement Coordinator

​Molly lives in the Burlington New North End.  Molly is replacing Becky on our Recruitment Team and comes to us with experience in 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 has been involved in her mother’s care for over 16 years. She looks forward to meeting you and supporting you in all that you do.  Molly will be involved with recruitment, hiring, training, and recognition of CAREGivers.  Her spare time is spent with her husband, mother and cat and as much time on the lake as possible.


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.

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. ​


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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