MindStart designs and produces original and dignified acitivity/leisure items for use by persons with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.  They provide cognitive stimulation and activity engagement for the user and support for the caregivers.  They are created by an occupational therapist with 15+ years of experience with persons with dementia and are based on research in the field of dementia.  They can be used in private homes, nursing homes, memory care units, therapy departments, and adult daycare settings.  They include user guides and can be easliy used by both professionals and non-prefessionals, as a quick and easy activity to provide for the person with dementia.