‘Star Trek’ Star Nichelle Nichols
Diagnosed with Dementia
8/10/2018 12:30 AM PDT
‘Star Trek’ icon Nichelle Nichols has been diagnosed with dementia and the disease has progressed.
According to docs filed in Nichelle’s conservatorship, Dr. Meena Makhijani — who specializes in osteopathic medicine — says Nichols has been a patient of hers for the last 2-3 years … and she has “moderate progressive dementia.”
Makhijani gives details of the severity of the disease by rating various cognitive functions….