Skip to content

AARP Celebrates You! Videos on Demand

One pixel white line

Book: Portfolio; Background: Getty Images

AARP members can watch this talk through May 25, 2022. Video run time is 46 minutes. (Please note that this is a recording of an online event, so any references to live chat, technical assistance, or the upcoming schedule no longer apply.)



Let it Go! A Fresh Approach to Spring Cleaning

Join Matt Paxton, author of AARP’s ‘Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff’ for a discussion with professional organizer Nikki Boyd

Is your home overflowing with a lifetime of memories and possessions? Matt Paxton — author of AARP’s Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff and star of the PBS show Legacy List With Matt Paxton — and professional organizer Nikki Boyd will help you sort through what items to keep, trash, recycle, donate and sell. You’ll learn how to let it go and live a decluttered life.

Matt Paxton

Nikki Boyd

About Matt Paxton

Matt Paxton is one of the top cleaning, downsizing, decluttering and hoarding experts in the country. He now hosts the Emmy-nominated PBS show Legacy List With Matt Paxton, after having been featured on A&E’s Hoarders for 12 years. He appears regularly as a public speaker, television show guest and radio personality, helping families find the upside of downsizing. Paxton is the author of Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff (Portfolio). He lives in Atlanta with his wife and seven kids.

About Nikki Boyd

Nikki Boyd is a home lifestyle influencer, professional organizer and best-selling author who loves to inject eloquence and grace into living and business spaces. A home and work lifestyle expert, she inspires people to transform their home and work into beautiful havens where love blossoms and relationships flourish. Boyd embraces unique design perspectives and actively shares her home and work organization ideas with the admirers of contemporary design.


This featured video was part of the AARP Celebrates You event, which ran March 24-26 to highlight live events on AARP’s Virtual Community Center, where you can find a variety of free virtual events designed for learning, self-improvement and fun.

Renew your membership today and save 25% on your next year when you sign up for Automatic Renewal. Get instant access to discounts, programs, services, and the information you need to benefit every area of your life.