Fundación Alzheimer España wins top spot in Spanish Internet Awards
Thursday 17 May 2012
On 17 May, Fundación Alzheimer España (FAE) was voted one of three finalists in the 14th edition of the Spanish Internet Awards. The Madrid-based association won the award for "best non-profit initiative". Finalists were chosen from over 600 nominations, based on 45,798 votes cast by internet users.
The award is a tribute to the online efforts made by FAE during the past year. The association has continued to increase the use of virtual media to help and accompany families and caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease. This includes a new website, increased presence in social networks and an online radio channel with programming dedicated to people with Alzheimer's disease and their families.
The award ceremony took place in the Spanish Senate and was attended by FAE members Micheline Selmes (President), Jacques Selmes (Secretary) and Celia Selmes (Virtual Media Coordinator).