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Home Care Team in Shelburne, VT

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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.


Laurie Danforth - Operations Administrator

Laurie Danforth - Operations Administrator

Laurie joined in July of 2016. Laurie has taken on many roles. She is responsible for Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Scheduling, IT, Insurance claims, Voucher Program and is a Client Coordinator.  Laurie has training in personal and dementia care and has several years of CAREGiving experience.  She joined Home Instead for the rewarding experience of working with the Senior community and their families.  Laurie came to Home Instead with 30+ years of management experience within the Travel industry.  She thrives on giving and helping others. She is involved with her local church and community and has coordinated the Be A Santa To A Senior program. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.​


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.


Katy Lahue – Staff Nurse, Client Care Coordinator & Trainer

Katy Lahue – Staff Nurse, Client Care Coordinator & Trainer

​Katy joined in March of 2020. Katy has experience in all types of dementia care, specialized care and personal care. She has continued her knowledge of dementia through training and certification as a certified dementia practitioner. She is excited to work with our senior community as Staff Nurse, Client Care Coordinator and Trainer. Katy grew up in Southern Vermont and moved to Burlington in 2010. She owns a home in South Burlington with her husband and two-year-old daughter, two cats and a dog. Katy has worked in health care since she was 18 years old, graduating from Vermont Technical Collage with a nursing degree in 2015.


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.


Michealla Flint – CAREGiver and Recruitment and Engagement

Michealla Flint – CAREGiver and Recruitment and Engagement

​Michealla joined in December 2019 as a CAREGiver and in February became part of the Recruitment and Engagement department. She loves to learn, especially if it presents a challenge. Michealla was born and raised in Highgate, Vermont, and recently moved from Eddington, Maine where she ran a Horse Boarding Facility. Before moving back to Vermont, she was caregiving. During her spare time, she loves to ride horses and spend time with her puppy. She enjoys spending time with her friends and family. She is truly passionate about helping others.


Hannah D’Avignon – CAREGiver and Staffing Coordinator

Hannah D’Avignon – CAREGiver and Staffing Coordinator

​Hannah joined in March of 2019 as a CAREGiver and in October became part of the Staff Coordinator team. Her position includes working in the office and as a CAREGiver. She has training in the aging process, client & caregiver safety, and personal and dementia care. Hannah loves her four-legged friends and she has two dogs and a horse.


Wayne Crandall – Staff Coordinator & Trainer

Wayne Crandall – Staff Coordinator & Trainer

Wayne joined in April of 2018. He is a full-time Staff Coordinator in Scheduling and trains our CAREGivers. He is an experienced trainer, scheduler, CAREGiver, and medication technician. Wayne has worked in assisted living facilities as well as an in-home CAREGiver. Wayne is a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the NCCDP. He specializes in training and assisting staff in dementia care by providing the necessary tools to engage positive interactions with people living with dementia. Wayne volunteers for the Alzheimer’s Association as a Community Educator, Support Group Facilitator, and holds a Chair position for recruiting new volunteers for the Alzheimer’s Association. He is dedicated to ensuring each person receives the best care by closely matching caregivers to clients. He is enthusiastic and sees challenges as an opportunity.


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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