Daren Neizer
Daren Neizer voted up Virginia Lou's answer

Dear RetiredKop,

I would say try to be patient, as much as you can...they are needing some way to show their love and concern...NOT you need them...if it REALLY gets too much, then try this: Point out a nearby window and say, "Oh, look at the hummingbird!"

...and while they are trying to find this (nonexistent) hummingbird, … Read more

Daren Neizer
Daren Neizer voted up Rath Keale's answer

I'm sorry to hear this, Mr. Kop.

I suppose you could threaten to beat on them with your cane, but if you don't want to go that far, you could just whisper, 'no means no' and then ignore them.