Problem in delay a function call

my code is as below, i want the “showSavingScores()” function to appear longer, because i want to show to the player their score is saving… the problem i facing now is the “showSavingScore()” only appear less than 1 sec the player is unable to see the saving messaga, can u guys kindly provide me the solution ?

urlLoader.addEventListener(Event.COMPLETE, finishedSavingScore);
urlLoader.addEventListener(IOErrorEvent.IO_ERROR, failedSavingScore);