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Declutter and Downsize: A Conversation with Matt Paxton

Cleaning expert shares tips from his new AARP book in talk hosted by professional organizer Nikki Boyd

Cleaning expert Matt Paxton, star of the Emmy-nominated series Legacy List With Matt Paxton, distills his fail-proof approach to decluttering and downsizing and talks about his newest book, AARP’s Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff: Declutter, Downsize, and Move Forward With Your Life.

In this conversation, moderated by lifestyle influencer, professional organizer and author Nikki Boyd, Paxton shares practical advice on what to get rid of and what to keep, and how switching your mindset, making the choice to stay positive, and focusing on your goals can help in a process that is often filled with emotions. 


This featured video is part of AARP’s Virtual Community Center, where you can find a variety of free virtual events designed for self-learning, self-improvement and fun.

Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff by Matt Paxton book cover

Penguin Random House

Read Step One from Paxton’s AARP book, Keep the Memories, Lose the Stuff, available free online to AARP members.

The book can be purchased here.

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