Hayley works as a paralegal and has been experiencing gradual hearing loss since fifteen to twenty years ago when she used to listen to music on headphones and have the volume up high. She found out that this had damaged the inside of her ear and caused the hearing loss.
Mike Buss – Age 38, Personal Trainer & Ultra Athlete
Mike owns his own gym and Bootcamp business in Swindon. He is extremely lucky that his passion is now his job as it is centred on fitness and helping others to get fit and healthy – but it wasn’t always like that!
Florence Fawcett – Age 66, Retired has 2 children, 4 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren
Florence’s hearing loss dates back to her childhood and hearing solutions then were big and bulky which no young person wants to wear. She struggled with finding the right hearing solution for much of her adult life.
Ray is a transport manager and keen golfer. Ray didn’t realise he had a hearing problem for a very long time and had learnt to put up with it. His family and friends learned to speak up around him and it became a bit of a joke with them which he initially found quite comical but it soon wore thin.