Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols Suffering From Dementia

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Star Trek's Nichelle Nichols Reportedly Has Dementia 

T.V. pioneer and Star Trek legend Nichelle Nichols is reportedly suffering from dementia and needs protection. TMZ reports Nichols son, Kyle Johnson, has filed papers so trustees can oversee her finances and so he can make medical decisions for her. Nichols is 85-years-old. The filing said these steps are necessary to protect her from "certain individuals" who have entered her life. Nichols played Lieutenant Uhura on Star Trek. She was also influential in recruiting women and minorities for NASA. Have you ever had to get legal protection for someone elderly in your family? 

 
 
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