"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.
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
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 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, 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.
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 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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