Our Team

Christina Olson, AGPCNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

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Christina Olson is an ANCC Board Certified, Adult-Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP-BC) with over 15 years of healthcare experience in Internal Medicine and specialties including: Gerontology, Oncology, and Pulmonology. Christina completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at Concordia University and Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Alverno College in Milwaukee, WI. Christina is a member of the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association. Prior to her graduate studies she served as a Nurse Educator for patients and staff at Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin.
Christina works closely with patients and their families to achieve symptom relief and define goals of care. She especially emphasizes the preservation of dignity and maximizing quality of life throughout the aging process. Christina serves as the Advanced Practice Provider for Weinstein Hospice and Palliative care. She works alongside Dr. Syed, the Medical Director of Weinstein Hospice.
When not at work, Christina leads an active lifestyle with her husband, daughter, and poodle. She enjoys playing tennis, golfing, hiking and reading.

Kara Gold, ANP-BC
Nurse Practitioner

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Kara Gold, an ANCC Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP), has a long history of working with Jewish HomeLife. Over the past 10+ years she has cared for the residents at The William Breman Jewish Home, first as part of United Health Care, and then directly for JHLC Medical Director Dr. Alex Rikhter. She also previously worked for Weinstein Hospice, as well as other primary care practices providing care in Skilled Nursing Homes.

Kara has spent most of her professional career caring for the Geriatric population. Her expertise with long term care, acute and chronic conditions, psychiatric management, and facilitating smooth transitions in care will be an invaluable asset to our residents and families.

Kara has a Master of Science in Nursing from Emory University. While in graduate school, she also obtained a minor in teaching, business and wound care certification. She will work under the supervision of Dr. Alex Rikhter, the Medical Director of Jewish HomeLife.